Re: internationalisation assumption

From: Philippe Verdy (
Date: Fri Oct 01 2004 - 19:34:17 CST

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    I use my own keyboard with the standard AZERTY French layout with some
    extensions. I would not use the QWERTY-based Swedish layout.
    Can be downloaded for Windows on
    (built with MSKLC, available for free under LGPL).
    Its layout is shown on

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Stefan Persson" <>
    To: "Unicode Mailing List" <>
    Sent: Thursday, September 30, 2004 5:05 PM
    Subject: Re: internationalisation assumption

    > Philippe Verdy wrote:
    >> in addition, French
    >> keyboards typically never include a key to enter these ligatures, which
    >> are
    >> only entered with "assisted" word processors with on-the-fly
    >> autocorrection
    > In that case, I'd recommend French people to use my Swedish Linux keyboard
    > which *does* contain the œ ligature. For Swedish people, the œ ligature
    > fills a much smaller usage; it's only used by Swedes who need to write
    > documents in French, or use English transcriptions of ancient Greek names
    > such as Œdipus.
    > Stefan

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