Windows keyboard restrictions

Richard Wordingham richard.wordingham at
Sat Aug 8 07:51:40 CDT 2015

On Sat, 8 Aug 2015 14:05:17 +0200 (CEST)
Marcel Schneider <charupdate at> wrote:

> 2. Supposed that Windows supported more than four characters per
> ligature:

> 2.1. Why has the MSKLC been limited to four characters per
> ligature?

Because that was believed to be the architectural limit.  Note however,
that it isn't 4 *characters* that is the limit, but 4 UTF-16 code units.


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