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SubjectRe: [PATCH] dead keys in unicode console mode
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Followup to:  <20011009041618.A6135@win.tue.nl>
By author: Guest section DW <dwguest@win.tue.nl>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> 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.

-hpa
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