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Re: xkb-data with support for Mac keyboards into unstable



On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 12:41:44PM +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote:
> Hi Denis
> 
> On Sun, Sep 24, 2006 at 11:34:14PM +0200, Denis Barbier wrote:

> > Can you please test this patch, and if possible discuss improvements
> > with other German Mac users?
> 

What I wrote below is valid for a DE keyboard on a Powerbook 5,8 ..

Sorry for the overhead ..

Best Regards
Wolfgang

> 
> Your patch works fine, it does not crash anything: I have an 'at' on
> 'Q'  .... :)
> 
> setxkbmap -option  -option apple:badmap -rules xorg -model powerbook -layout de  -print | xkbcomp - :0
> 
> With the latter command I have what I want: 
> 
> If I press now (xev language) "Alt_L" +  "dead_acute" and then "e", I
> get "é", which is fine for me ...
> 
> "Shift_L" + "Alt_L" +  "dead_acute", then "a" gives "à".
> 
> 
> But: I didn't see "dead_acute" on any char if I  add  "variant nodeadkeys":
> 
> $ setxkbmap -option  -option apple:badmap -rules xorg -model powerbook -layout de -variant nodeadkeys  -print | xkbcomp - :0
> 
> 
> Oh yes: { [ ] } \ are fine now  ... :)
> 
> HTH
> 
> Thanks a lot, Colin: With that version of xkb-data I'd switch off
> ~/.xmodmap ... :)  
> 
> 
> Best Regards
> Wolfgang
> 
> 
> 
> 

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