Founding a Perlmongers group

Joel Bernstein joel at
Thu Mar 18 10:15:29 GMT 2010

On 18 March 2010 10:06, Dave Hodgkinson <davehodg at> wrote:
> On 18 Mar 2010, at 16:41, Luis Motta Campos wrote:
>> Dave Hodgkinson wrote:
>>> On 18 Feb 2010, at 08:22, James Laver wrote:
>>>> I'll have all those pythoners learning Perl before you know it ;)
>>> Stock up on diacritics. You'll need them.
>> I like diacritics. It makes reading (even more) interesting.
> Mañana.
> Anyone know how to get a horizontal overbar or a cup-shape accent
> on the Mac? Typing pinyin without them is an arse.

I believe both of these are in the "US Extended" keyboard layout. So
add one of those. Vowel-plus-macron (first tone) is then
option-a+vowel, and Vowel-plus-caron (third tone) is option-v+vowel.

A better solution than switching keymap may exist but I'm not familiar.


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