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Re: Review of console-setup wrt D-I [very long]

On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 03:05:22PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Sunday 28 June 2009, Colin Watson wrote:
> > I think we should stop asking this question entirely. Hardly anyone
> > really needs anything other than pc105, except for the Brazilian and
> > Japanese cases that can be derived automatically from the keyboard
> > layout anyway.

> How appropriate is pc105 as a default?

> None of the 7 keyboards [1] I have here has the extra "LSGT" key ("<" 
> + ">"), so they are all pc104...

What does it hurt to have a mapping for LSGT that doesn't have a
corresponding physical key?  AFAICS, this is a detail that users shouldn't
have to care about, as long as the map gives them some other way to type <>.

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