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Re: GOAL: Consistent Keyboard Configuration

Christian Schwarz writes:
 > Hi!
 > On Sun, 29 Jun 1997, Yann Dirson wrote:
 > Well, this thread ran out of mails since there are more important things
 > to decide these day (cf. Documentation Policy). 

Quite agreed ;)

 > However, I got the
 > impression that lots of people here agree that we need a consistent
 > keyboard configuration for the next Debian releases and I think we also
 > had a consensus about the most "difficult" keys: Delete, Backspace, etc.

Mmmh... I saw a consensus about where the problem is, but quite few
about how to deal with it... apart maybe from Ian's last proposal,
which got not so much feedback!

 > Thus, I suppose a few people intrested in this topic try to define how
 > keyboard configuration is done in Debian, write the section for the Policy
 > Manual, fix the "main tables" themselves (e.g. kernel keytables, X
 > configuration, bash configuration, etc.), and pass the patches to the
 > maintainers. This way, not everyone has to dig that deep into the
 > internals of "keyboard configuration".

Quite agreed too, but the section you plan in the policy should at
least be accepted :)

Yann Dirson <dirson@univ-mlv.fr>

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