[texhax] GFS Porson polytonic keymap?

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu May 7 09:51:32 CEST 2009

Pierre MacKay wrote:

> Post-positive sequences for polytonic Greek are far from dead.  Look at 
> Kryukov's
> Thessalonica for Open Office.  (disclosure --- the Ibycus sequencing is 
> my contribution.)
> I continue to use sequences (which just happen to fit into 7-bit ASCII) 
> because my aging
> memory can't keep up with the all the ALT CTL FUNC key chordal fingering 
> you need for
> getting eight bits out of a normal keyboard.

I strongly agree.  The Porphyrogenitus project uses Levy/Beccari
encoding, which is (IMHO) simple and straightforward to deal with.
I have been liaising with Peter King offline regarding
the placement of breathing and accents.


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