Re: Proposal to add 2 Romanian characters

From: Michael \(michka\) Kaplan (
Date: Mon Apr 26 2004 - 18:19:40 EDT

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    From: "Philippe Verdy" <>
    > > From: "Philippe Verdy" <>

    > Where did I discuss about DDK header files?

    MSKLC does not do anything that the system does not do -- it generates
    keyboard layout DLL based on the documented DDK interfaces. There are no
    active or passive plans to change that method of generation in MSKLC (and I
    am speaking here as the dev owner of the tool here, so you can probably
    count on it <grin>).

    <snip a bit>

    > Some good examples are in the US International keyboard and in the
    > French-English keyboard. They are quite easy to learn and allow entering
    > lots of composed characters. Allowing multiple dead keys before the final
    > character keystroke would seem a natural extension, also for Romanian
    > This is also a solution that avoids adding too many precomposed glyphs on
    > keycaps, and ease learning to use the layout.

    If the Unicode way is done -- i.e. adding the base characters and the
    combining diacritics separately will have the same number of keystrokes, and
    will work across all characters (rather than just the ones with precomposed

    MichKa [MS]
    NLS Collation/Locale/Keyboard Development
    Globalization Infrastructure and Font Technologies

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