From: Marco Cimarosti (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Oct 02 2002 - 11:08:04 EDT
Martin Kochanski wrote:
> To come back to the old thread about typing arbitrary Unicode
> characters in situations where it's not worth installing a
> special keyboard, I thought that people might be interested
> in the hexadecimal Alt+ numeric-keypad solution that we're
> implementing. As implementations of ISO 14755 go, it seems
> reasonably simple; but comments would be welcome. You can
> find a description of the input method at
> http://www.cardbox.net/client/unicode.htm, near the bottom of
> the page. Remember that this is a fallback method and not
> intended for long runs of text!
> If there are any inaccuracies or obscurities in that page, it
> would also be good to hear about those.
> (Well, not good exactly, but useful).
Nice! Of course, the drawback is that one must have a Unicode chart at hand,
but this is clearly much better than having to convert codes to decimal.
I wonder whether anyone considered implementing an IME based on mnemonic
codes, such as those described in RFC 1345
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