tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Wed Jun 24 06:13:01 2009
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Re: Klingon orthography (was: Okrand at qep'a')
Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
On 24 Jun 2009, at 13:32, DloraH wrote:
> I am aware of that. I currently have the drivers for Maori and Thai
> on my home computer, and I have done Russian and Arabic on my
> computer at work. I don't like doing excessive key combinations,
> especially when it would need to be done in so many words.
Depends on how the driver is configured of course.
>> It is not hardware. My hardware keyboard is the Apple standard UK
>> keyboard (same as the Apple standard US keyboard except for
>> two small
>> differences irrelevant here). If you are running Mac OS X the Irish
>> Extended keyboard (software keyboard driver) is in there.
> The "option" label is hardware. I didn't know about that key. Is
> it next to the "any" key?
"option" is just what Apple called the "alt" key. In fact now there
are two things labelled on that key on an Apple keyboard: "alt" and
the symbol â OPTION KEY.
> Some of your characters didn't show up on my computer.
Would've been helpful to know which did.
> But on some computers, like if I read my mail at work or in a hotel
> lobby, I can not install some other font. What ever system we use
> would need to work with the "default" install.
Ah, a user requirement. :-)
>>> On my PDA, those that do show up are completely different symbols.
>> That's a little too vague for me to imagine what you are seeing.
> Whether you knew more or not wouldn't change what symbol shows up on
> my PDA.
But I might know whether it was a random symbol unrelated to the
character I sent in my e-mail or if it were your PDA displaying the
Unicode text correctly.
Hm I should send my IPA post to my iPhone and see what it does.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/