Re: [PATCH] dead keys in unicode console mode

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Mon Oct 08 2001 - 21:25:15 EST

Followup to: <>
By author: Guest section DW <>
In newsgroup:
> If you want to do something like this, a new ioctl and a new
> structure are necessary. If you design something new, keep
> examples like Vietnamese in mind (with several accents on
> one symbol). We do support that now in the 8-bit world,
> but complete support of the 16-bit world still requires
> some work. (And in the meantime Unicode has already gone beyond.)

Absolutely; under no circumstances should any further 16-bit
interfaces be created. We should expect to have to expand into the
full 31-bit Unicode space.


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