reassign 397984 console-data tags 397984 console-data wontfix retitle 397984 Please base the default keyboard on select D-I country rather than language thanks Quoting Mike Hommey (email@example.com): > Package: debian-installer > Severity: minor > > Hi, > > I've been giving a try to the beta3 installer today (I had to quickly > install a system in a vmware, so...) and was wondering about something. > > How unusual is it for people to use a computer that is not from their > country ? How does it compare to people that use a computer from their > country in another one ? > > Let me explain. > > At the very beginning of the install, the user is asked for the language > for the installer. > Then, he is asked for the country he is in, with the default choice > being the most probable one considering the language. > Finally, he is asked what kind of keyboard he is using, with the default > choice being the most probable one considering the language. > > Wouldn't it make sense to have as default choice the most probable one > considering the country, instead ? To my feeling no more no less sense. We have to make a choice and this choice has been made to base the *default* keyboard *first* on language then on country. All mechanisms in console-data (which is the right package to assign this bug to) allow "pondering" the language with the country to choose the default keyboard. See the following: be by Belarussian bg bg Bulgarian bs croat Bosnian cs:cs_CZ cz-lat2 Czech de_CH sg-latin1 Swiss German de:de_DE:en_DE de-latin1-nodeadkeys German (Latin1; no dead keys) da dk-latin1 Danish en:en_US:en_AU:zh:eo:ko:us:nl:nl_NL:ar:fa:hi:id:mg:sq:tl:vi:xh us American en_IE:en_GB:ga:gd:gv:cy:kw uk British xx dvorak Dvorak et et Estonian ca:es:eu:gl es Spanish es_CL:es_DO:es_GT:es_HN:es_MX:es_PA:es_PE:es_SV la-latin1 Latin American fi fi-latin1 Finnish fr:fr_FR:br:oc fr-latin9 French fr_BE:nl_BE:wa be2-latin1 Belgian .../...
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