High-Order ASCII Alphabet & Other Keyboard Edits

Rob Cozens rcozens at pon.net
Sat Dec 20 13:11:50 EST 2003

>Perhaps the reason you are having trouble finding info on high-order 
>ASCII is that there is no high-order ASCII as obnoxious purists like 
>me are quick to point out.
>Here is a document that has helped me get my bearings on character 
>code issues:
>       http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/chars.html

Hi Dar,

I visited the URL and a few links (unfortunately the one that sounded 
most promising, "Guide to the Use of Character sets in Europe", 
returned "Page not found."); but my ignorance is not alleviated.

There is an alphabet for every language.  There must be a way to 
filter keyboard input to reject keys that are not part of the 
alphabet, or a subset thereof.

This is not an issue of key translation between two computers; rather 
the focus is on filtering keyboard input on the user's computer to 
reject keystrokes that are defined as illegal for the current input 

Rob Cozens
CCW, Serendipity Software Company

"And I, which was two fooles, do so grow three;
Who are a little wise, the best fooles bee."

from "The Triple Foole" by John Donne (1572-1631)

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