ASCII or Unicode? (was best text editor for programming Python on a Mac)

Tim Chase python.list at
Wed Jun 22 07:09:32 EDT 2016

On 2016-06-22 00:55, Lawrence D’Oliveiro wrote:
> On Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 7:50:50 AM UTC+12, Tim Chase wrote:
>> I have a ~/.XCompose file that contains something like
> You may find your custom XCompose is ignored by certain GUI apps.
> This is because the GUI toolkits they are using need to be told to
> pull it in (seems like XCompose is interpreted by the client side X
> toolkits, not the server side). So I put the following lines in
> my .bashrc:
>     export GTK_IM_MODULE=xim
>     export QT_IM_MODULE=xim

Ah, I knew that I'd had issues at some point with it not working but
couldn't remember what I'd done to get it working.  This was it.
(grepping for "XCompose" in my config files didn't turn up anything)

Thanks for adding the missing element.


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