Scroll events

John M McIntosh johnmci at
Fri Mar 18 20:58:41 UTC 2005

On Mar 18, 2005, at 12:55 PM, Ned Konz wrote:

> On Friday 18 March 2005 12:31 pm, John M McIntosh wrote:
>> I'm sure this is a change from our original thoughts to generate  
>> unicode values for the keydown/keyup. I'll note you could be using a  
>> input palette and not a keyboard device so you won't get any key  
>> up/down events, and you imply that you are supplying unicode values  
>> for  
>> the keystroke, versus the historical MacRoman? So how does a  unicode  
>> character flow up in Windows?
> Why not just pass unicode characters up all the time?
> There's no particular need for MacRoman keystroke events in the image  
> (or
> doesn't need to be).

It's called backwards compatibility. If you use CSA french keyboard  
layout *some* of the accented characters have different unicode values  
than macroman.
Not passing up the MacRoman breaks 2.8 images...

John M. McIntosh <johnmci at> 1-800-477-2659
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