Bug#524235: Default alt-gr key replacement should be right alt for usa keyboard.
+ Frans Pop (Fri, 15 May 2009 12:34:36 +0200):
> On Friday 15 May 2009, Anton Zinoviev wrote:
> > AltGr is useless with the basic US layout because it doesn't define
> > third level where the accented letters are situated.
> But AFAIK it can still be used for combining characters!
> Example: <Alt-gr>+' e -> é
> I'd call that far from useless. And that's how I personally prefer to
> create accented characters. Dutch does not use them enough that having
> them on 3rd level is really needed (and I don't write that much in Dutch
> anyway ;-).
Hi, I just catched this message en-passe, and I thought I'd mention I
use a US layout with the altgr-intl variant, and I use AltGr in exactly
the way Frans mentioned. (NB: I still haven't upgraded to the new X.org
/ console-data combo.)
- Are you sure we're good?
-- Rory and Lorelai