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by andjc
Thu Oct 01, 2015 1:47 pm
Forum: General Font Discussions
Topic: Creating a Tirhuta Keyboard Layout
Replies: 51
Views: 30982

Re: How to create Tirhuta (Maithili) Keyboard layout

I suggest splitting the project into three stages. 1 Basic layout, facilitating font testing. 2 Complete layout for Tirhuta. 3 Bilingual layout, including Tirhuta and English. Steps one and two need to really be tackled at the same time for languages using complex scripts. And step 3 really isn't n...
by andjc
Wed Sep 30, 2015 9:01 pm
Forum: General Font Discussions
Topic: Creating a Tirhuta Keyboard Layout
Replies: 51
Views: 30982

Creating a Tirhuta Keyboard Layout

Richard, As you ndicate xkb is tricky and isn't the easiest framework to deal with. KMFL and Ekata use Keyman 6 source files as indicated. MSCLC and OSX's .keylayout files (alng with xkb) havesevere limitations but are useful for simpler layouts. My prefrrence, for script under discussion, is develo...
by andjc
Wed Sep 30, 2015 12:16 pm
Forum: General Font Discussions
Topic: Creating a Tirhuta Keyboard Layout
Replies: 51
Views: 30982

Creating a Tirhuta Keyboard Layout

I have just read through the messages, when working on keyboard layouts for many different languages, I have always found that it is necessary to first work out requirements for a new keyboard layout, before choosing an input framework for which to develop the keyboard layout. Considerations include...