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Re: unpleasant characters

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Ian Barwick <barwick(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Euler Taveira de Oliveira <euler(at)timbira(dot)com>, pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Hiroshi Saito <z-saito(at)guitar(dot)ocn(dot)ne(dot)jp>
Subject: Re: unpleasant characters
Date: 2009-12-14 16:27:57
Message-ID: 937d27e10912140827x68b81bc7s923a6170592c332d@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 3:07 PM, Ian Barwick <barwick(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> Hi
>
> A long-time lurker writes:
>
> 2009/12/14 Euler Taveira de Oliveira <euler(at)timbira(dot)com>:
>> Dave Page escreveu:
>>> Do you know if this will have any unpleasant side-effects in Japan or
>>> other regions with what we would consider to be unusual keyboard
>>> layouts?
>>>
>>>
>> As I said, I don't know if we'll have problems with it; but if they map Fx key
>> to some character, they have trouble using our shortcuts anyway. Could Hiroshi
>> or someone else confirm this?
>
> The function keys on Japanese keyboards (I am typing on one right now)
> are not used for any special Japanese characters. They can be used when
> inputting Japanese to modify the input string, but any keypresses should be
> caught by the IME and not passed through to the underlying application.
> When inputting SQL, the keyboard would effectively be the same as a US
> keyboard. The same applies, AFAIK, to other East Asian languages.
>
> I also happen to have a Thai keyboard knocking around and the function
> keys are not used for anything special there either.

Thanks for the info Ian, that's good to know.


-- 
Dave Page
EnterpriseDB UK: http://www.enterprisedb.com

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