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Re: Please test Macintosh keyboards with xkb-data 0.8-12exp1

On Wed, 2006-09-13 at 18:06 +0200, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > > Now there is one question left: what is the standard model?
> > > In the terminoology of xkb-data 0.8-12exp1, is this macintosh_old2
> > > or macintosh?  I would say the former, since these are the same keycodes
> > > as with PC keyboards, but I would be glad if someone could confirm.
> > > Oh, one more question: what is a good name for the alternative model?
> > > What about macintosh_swap?
> >
> > Ideally, the kernel should send up the same codes as a PC keyboard.
> It doesn't always do that - that's why I asked for someone to collect the
> ADB init messages. More precisely, we need those together with the xkb
> model that works right for a particular machine. Maybe the ISO keyboards
> all work with the swapped keys (in which case macintosh_iso would be a
> good name)?

I'm afraid that'd be pointless, as the user only has a chance to see the
term 'ISO' (in the kernel output) if the kernel correctly detects and
handles the keyboard in the first place.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |          http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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