Hello. I'm finally relatively free at my job, and can get back to Debian :) The question is as follows: There is an idea to create a whole new console and, perhaps, X keymap configuration facility for post-woody. As you may see, current console-common is buggy ;). And in most cases these bugs are due to some debconf's database breakage (possibly made by previous versions of console-*, or some debconf upgrade, or..), or the complicatedness of the current console-common (which has been patched very ugly sometimes). I have an idea to create a debconf-independent subsystem, that would only note the user via debconf that it would install some defaults, and that he/she can edit the settings by hand/via some utility. Another idea would be to split current console-data on multiple packages and allow user/system adminstrator to create his own ones with defaults he need (similar to the way make-kpkg works) As for the X configuration, I'm personally against this, since that could reduce the general flexibility, but I've recieved some queries to implement this. Anyway, at this point I'd be happy to recieve new ideas, possible improvements, i.e., everything that you would want from the future keymaps/fonts configuration.  This would also allow me to have a reasonable argument to those we-love-debconf-because-we-can-do-massive-cluster-installations :) -- Regards, Wartan. "Computers are not intelligent. They only think they are."
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