From: John Hudson (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Apr 05 2005 - 16:41:01 CST
Peter Kirk wrote:
> In the light of the discussion about misleading Unicode names for Tamil
> etc, and the insistence of some that this is not a problem because these
> names are not supposed to be informative, is what MSKLC does an abuse of
> the Unicode name list?
No, it is not. MSKLC's use of Unicode names is *informative* too. It is a mnemonic aid to
confirming which Unicode character you are mapping to a particular key state. What would
you prefer? That MS invent its own character names, confusing users and generating ambiguity?
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