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<deinx nxtxr> wrote:
> Sam Stutter wrote:
>> Personally, I love my Mac for conlanging, although I'm probably not 
>> using it to its full potential. My conlang wouldn't have got off the 
>> ground without OSX's character palette with characters I didn't even 
>> know existed before (gotta love single-dot-a and Cherokee).
>> I'm sorry, but I don't know how to create custom keyboards (if you 
>> find out, I'd love to know though) but I can tell you most of the 
>> keyboard shortcuts for letters like æ, ß and å, if that's any help...
> 
> I imagine it is better since I already know there's stuff out there for 
> various flavors of Unix or Linux that allow compose sequences for just 
> about any character.  I've been doing some googling (yes, it's a verb 
> now), and found something called Ukelele on SIL's site.  Anyone had any 
> experience with it?

It worked nicely when I was using a Mac as my primary desktop a couple 
years ago.  I created a Meskhetian Turkish keyboard (Russian phonetic 
with the addition of a couple Uzbek-only characters used by the 
Meskhetian Turks), and an Esperanto one.