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Re: ([I18N, USABILITY] configure keyboard dialogs)

Anton Zinoviev, le Mon 15 Nov 2010 18:38:53 +0200, a écrit :
> On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 03:22:23PM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > Well, that question was never asked before for console-data, even for
> > non-latin keymaps. But it's probably one of the very few candidates to
> > keep, indeed.
> For the Cyrillic languages it was asked by console-cyrillic.  And for 
> the other non-Latin languages, well, they simply didn't have good 
> support before console-setup.

Ok, that makes sense.  I'll add it back then.

> > > For Bulgarian it is imperative to add 'bg(phonetic)'.
> > 
> > Ah? The console-data to xkb translation code was using just us,bg,
> This code was irrelevant, again because of console-cyrillic.  Most of 
> the people are using the other layout and both layouts are as different 
> one from another as qwerty and dvorak (people using one of them are 
> unable to use the other).

So we need to propose both? (that's fine)

> > > 2. the same can happen in the udeb if the user uses preseeding.
> > 
> > I don't understant this.
> People will be unable to preseed values that are not supported by the 
> short list.  But I agree, if this question is used only by the udeb and 
> not by the main package, then it is only a wishlist to support 
> non-standard layouts.

Yes, that's expected.  Actually, we probably want to prune the
non-d-i-supported xkb layouts to save room.

Apart from these, is the patch roughly OK?  (I'll submit it again for
your approval before commiting anyway)


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