Fixing some Compose file related bugs
daniel at fooishbar.org
Fri Nov 30 11:14:06 PST 2007
On Sat, Aug 18, 2007 at 05:09:38PM -0400, James Cloos wrote:
> After I was reminded today of an old bug in the utf-8 compose files (fix
> pushed), I started looking through the other open bug reports .
> Bug 5371¹ has some useful looking addtions. The only one which may be
> controversial is this:
> ,----( from attachment 4122¹ )
> | -<Multi_key> <period> <period> : "·" U00B7
> | +<Multi_key> <period> <period> : "…" ellipsis
> | +<Multi_key> <period> <minus> : "·" U00B7
> | +<Multi_key> <period> <equal> : "•" enfilledcircbullet
> The symmetry does seem reasonable (although the string U00B7 should also
> be changed to the sting periodcentered, per bug 7417²), but it is a change
> to a compose sequence some people may be using.
> Does anyone have an opinion on this block?
Well, in GTK, compose-period-period is ˙, and you generate · with
compose-period-circumflex. So I think that convention's pretty sorry
already. :) I'd say go ahead and push it.
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