samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org
Thu Sep 21 14:41:06 PDT 2006
Jim Gettys, le Thu 21 Sep 2006 15:12:51 -0400, a écrit :
> > > e) Last, but not least, kids may be learning languages. So we'd like
> > > some way to indicate a mode switch to a different language. But given
> > > the number of languages in the world, it isn't clear to me we want to
> > > add a mode switch for each and every of hundreds, or even thousands of
> > > languages. (or do we? the most common languages is just a 100-200
> > > languages, IIRC).
> > Dude, you can't add 200 keysyms for languages.
> heh: we could; we have 32 bits of address space.
Mmm, that's rather 29.
> I wasn't seriously
> suggesting it, but I did want people to at least think about it. We
> could incorporate the ISO language specs into a piece of the address
ISO language codes are 2-or-3-a-z-letter codes. This can be encoded
thanks to 3x5 bits.
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