Romanized Singhala got great reception in Sri Lanka

Doug Ewell doug at
Sun Mar 16 15:30:24 CDT 2014

Jean-François Colson <jf at colson dot eu> wrote:

>> The idea was that characters not on an ordinary QWERTY keyboard could
>> be entered using an ordinary QWERTY keyboard.
> That’s the raison-d’être of the Compose key available on most Linux/
> Unix computers:

>> If that idea were implemented today
> It is! But neither on Windows nor on MacOS.

There are plenty of dead-key keyboard layouts available for Windows and 
Mac computers. The sequences are different from using a Compose key, but 
the principle is the same.

As Jean-François observed, the keyboard layout wasn't really the OP's 

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