Re: Review of console-setup wrt D-I [very long]
On Monday 29 June 2009, Colin Watson wrote:
> 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  I have here has the extra "LSGT" key ("<"
> > + ">"), so they are all pc104...
> As Steve says, the distinction is not one that is important to present
> to users. You don't care if you have an extra symbol on a key you don't
> have. You *would* care if you end up with an important symbol you can't
> type because you don't have the relevant key (this happens with
> Brazilian, where "/" goes on the 106th key ...), but if that happens
> you're using the wrong layout anyway.
OK. I wasn't sure about that, so I asked :-)