RE: Much better Latin-1 keyboard for Windows

From: Alain LaBonté (
Date: Mon Jul 26 2004 - 15:24:01 CDT

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    À 14:32 2004-07-26, Michael Everson a écrit:
    >At 10:24 -0400 2004-07-26, Alain LaBonté wrote:
    >>In less pedantic terms:
    >> a standard American keyboard layout is by itself a keyboard group
    >> composed of two levels (one unshifted, one shifted).
    >> a European national keyboard is by itself in general a keyboard group
    >> composed of three levels (one unshifted, one shifted, one obtained with AltGr).
    >And everyone who has used a Macintosh has been used to:
    >for twenty years. And that means US and European keyboard layouts.

    [Alain] Two groups of two levels each. No complication in this.

        However IBM PCs did something else, and their groups are limited to 3

    Alain LaBonté

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