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Hans Aberg haberg-1 at telia.com
Sat Jul 11 13:54:34 CDT 2015

> On 11 Jul 2015, at 18:36, Johannes Bergerhausen <johannes at bergerhausen.com> wrote:
> As I said at TEDx in Vienna:
> [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRdupNXpm8k]

The keyboards for different languages are essentially the same nowadays: it sends a code indicating which button is acted on and whether it is depressed or released. The computer then translates using a key map. So for a Cherokee keyboard, as discussed in the video, one would need different images on the keys if one bothers, and a key map.

One problem here is that is that it is very time consuming to design such key maps. This is another shortcoming of Unicode usage: lack of input methods, in addition to the font issue.

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