[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: RFS: kbdd


The package is again available on mentors.debian.net website.
Could someone please review and upload it if everything is ok?


On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 02:42:52PM +0400, Stanislav Maslovski wrote:
> Dear mentors,
> I am looking for a sponsor for my package "kbdd".
> * Package name    : kbdd
>   Version         : 0.6
>   Upstream Author : Alexander V. Vershilov <alexander.vershilov@gmail.com>
> * URL             : https://github.com/qnikst/kbdd
> * License         : GPL 2 or later
>   Programming Lang: C
>   Description     : Per-window keyboard layout switching daemon for X
> Long description:
>  KBDD stands for keyboard daemon. It is a simple keyboard layout
>  switching program, which is designed to run in an X11 session and
>  remember keyboard layouts on a per-window basis. That can be very
>  handy for a user of a non-US keyboard who does not want to jump
>  through layouts back and forth while typing in terminals (mostly in
>  latin) and some kind of chat (in native language). Another useful
>  thing about KBDD is its D-Bus notification support — it can emit
>  signals on layout change, thus, making it possible to create layout
>  indicator widgets in such window managers as awesome, for example.
>  Users of popular desktop environments such as GNOME or KDE most
>  likely do not need this package, as a similar functionality should
>  be already available within their environment. This package may be
>  of interest, however, for the users of tiling or dynamic window
>  managers such as dwm or awesome. 
> More notes:
>  There are already similar programs within Debian:
>  1) xxkb - Keyboard state indicator and switcher for xkb
>     This program does not work with nonreparenting window managers. 
>  2) xkbind - X Keyboard Extension Indicator
>     This program has limitations regarding input focus change tracking
>     with some X toolkits.
>  KBDD covers all these use cases.
> To access further information about this package, please visit the
> following URL:
>   http://mentors.debian.net/package/kbdd
> Alternatively, one can download the package with dget using this
> command:
>   dget -x http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/k/kbdd/kbdd_0.6-1.dsc
> I would be glad if someone uploaded this package for me.
> Kind regards,
> Stanislav Maslovski


Reply to: