Re: GOAL: Consistent Keyboard Configuration
- To: "Christian Schwarz <email@example.com>" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: GOAL: Consistent Keyboard Configuration
- From: Yann Dirson <dwitch@bylbo>
- Date: Mon, 30 Jun 1997 21:49:39 +0200
- Message-id: <199706301949.VAA00798@bylbo.nowhere.earth>
- Reply-to: Yann Dirson <email@example.com>
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Christian Schwarz writes:
> 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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