Polyglot keyboards (was: Non-standard 8-bit fonts still in use)
doug at ewellic.org
Tue May 10 09:55:42 CDT 2016
Otto Stolz wrote:
> Yes, there is somebody going there. E. g., the German standard
> DIN 2137:2012-06 defines a “T2” layout which is meant
> for all official, Latin-based orthographies worldwide, and
> additionally for the Latin-based minority languages of Germany
> and Austria. The layout is based on the traditional QWERTZU layout
> for German and Austrian keyboards (which is now dubbed “T1”).
> Cf. <https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/T2_(Tastaturbelegung)>.
Yes, but there's the rub. QWERTY users are about as willing to switch to
QWERTZ in the name of global standardization as Germans would be to
switch to QWERTY.
Doug Ewell | http://ewellic.org | Thornton, CO
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