Re: GOAL: Consistent Keyboard Configuration
On Mon, 30 Jun 1997, Yann Dirson wrote:
> 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!
I considered everybody to agree with Ian's proposal (noone objected :-).
> > 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 :)
Sure! As always, every change to the policy manual will be presented on
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