Re: A basic question on encoding Latin characters

From: Robert Brady (
Date: Wed Sep 29 1999 - 11:07:29 EDT

On Wed, 29 Sep 1999, Mark E. Davis wrote:

> Excuse me: "Um, no" is hardly an answer.
> What I stated is the general definition of dead keys in the industry, combining character
> *typed* before base. Keyboard order does not have to match 1-1 with storage order for
> Unicode characters, which is set by the Unicode standard.
> Which words did you have trouble with?

Who said anything about keyboard order? We are talking about the order
that an app will see them in it's input stream : which is plain text (with
a few ESC sequences thrown in).


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