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Bug#404503: Wrong characters typed using dead keys


Pavel Vávra, le Tue 26 Dec 2006 01:01:40 +0100, a écrit :
>   thank you for your explanation. How short is the term you are talking about?

Someone has to write a patch, have it accepted upstream, published in a
new kernel, then the interface may be considered accepted, and the kbd
package be fixed for using it.

> Is any chance that it will be fixed in stable etch?

I don't think so.

> I cannot believe that I am the first one who find this bug/feature.

I'm not surprised.  Not many people use the linux console nowadays (this
bug only affects the linux console, not X!).  Even less people use the
linux console _and_ need non-latin1 chars.

> Does it men that etch will not be ready to UTF-8 for non-Latin1 countries? 

It _is_ ready for UTF-8 for non-Latin1 countries concerning
gnome/kde/etc. desktops.  But Linux kernel's console is not.

Actually, the linux console sucks for a lot of such utf-8-related
things, and not many people are really brave enough to tackle the issue,
considering how many people really use it nowadays.

Another approach would be to use a framebuffer xterm like bogl or


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