Input methods at the age of Unicode
haberg-1 at telia.com
Thu Jul 16 03:35:35 CDT 2015
On 16 Jul 2015, at 10:29, Marcel Schneider <charupdate at orange.fr> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 11, 2015, at 20:54, Hans Aberg <haberg-1 at telia.com> wrote:
> > > On 15 Jul 2015, at 11:06, Marcel Schneider <charupdate at orange.fr> wrote:
> > > Editing keyboard layouts is a job anybody can tackle who is willing to spend some time for a useful work (as opposed to a set of leisures like gaming, chasing and the like).
> > In mathematics, there are a couple of thousands of characters, including Latin and Greek styles, which would take some time to develop a key map for.
> That is of course a hard piece of work. For mathematical symbols, rather than a keymap, I'd prefer a Compose tree.
One still has to figure out a good map.
Using Unicode helps the readability of the input file, though. One can use for example ConTeXt with LuaLaTeX, which comes with the TeX live installation.
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