RE: Keys. (derives from Re: Sequences of combining characters.)

From: Marco Cimarosti (
Date: Wed Sep 25 2002 - 11:25:08 EDT

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    William Overington wrote:
    > The recent discussion on sequences has led me to have a look
    > through the various combining characters and I have found
    > the following.
    > It has occurred to me that the use of a sequence of a base
    > character, then one or more combining characters so as to
    > produce a sequence which would be otherwise unlikely,
    > followed by U+20E3 might be a very effective way to
    > include specialised markup systems within a plain text
    > file [...]

    What the hell do key caps have to do with mark up or text files!!??

    Mr. Overington, why do you have this irresistible compulsion to mix up
    apples and horses? (I feel that the usual "apples and oranges" is not enough
    to convey the idea fully.)


    _ Marco

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