Re: Review of console-setup wrt D-I [very long]
Colin Watson, le Sat 27 Jun 2009 23:57:54 +0100, a écrit :
> > > If "Netherlands" is selected I get the layout question with:
> > > Netherlands
> > > Netherlands - Macintosh
> > > Netherlands - Standard
> > > Netherlands - Sun dead keys
> > > OK, the last 3 should probably not be there, but "Netherlands"
> > > and "Netherlands - standard"? Is "Netherlands" not standard enough?
> > > Possibly "Standard" should be "Sun Standard" instead?
> > I have no idea what the difference between "Netherlands" and
> > "Netherlands - Standard" is. Such problems have to be reported
> > upstream.
> There are a fair number of differences between those two variants in
> /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/nl, albeit mostly at higher shift levels. I
> agree, this should be taken up with XKB upstream if it's an issue,
> rather than us carving out our own little silo.
It's not exactly this issue, but it's still related to Frans' concern
about "origin" of keyboards:
Bug 21046 – express that the us layout makes the majority in a bunch
In short, upstream agreed that the nl layout should have something like
a "uk" variant, however Sergey doesn't know how that should be called,
and neither do I. Could NL people comment on the bug?