Compose and dead-keys support in libxkbcommon

Bill Spitzak spitzak at
Mon Sep 22 10:36:52 PDT 2014

I'm sure this was discussed, but wouldn't it be better to encourage use 
of the input method rather than giving programmers who only want latin 
an easy way to ignore it?

On 09/14/2014 02:05 PM, Ran Benita wrote:
> These patches add support for compose sequences/dead keys to
> libxkbcommon, in a small mostly-independent module, xkbcommon-compose.
> A while ago we decided this is a worthwhile addition, particulary for
> applications which use libxkbcommon without an input method.
> I'd appreciate any comments on the API. The implementation is mostly
> included for reference if someone's interested.
> You can also find the patches here (with some boring preperatory
> commits):
> Thanks,
> Ran
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