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Re: Bug#516391: qwertz-de: apostrophe instead of acute on keycode 0x0d

Am Samstag, den 07.03.2009, 07:49 +0100 schrieb Christian Perrier:
> Quoting Michelle Konzack (linux4michelle@tamay-dogan.net):
> Actually, I *do* remember why I initially proposed that
> de-latin1-nodeadkeys has:
> keycode  13 = apostrophe       grave
> And not:
> keycode  13 = acute       grave
> ....this is because the X keymap "de" with "nodeadkeys" as variant
> actually outputs an apostrophe *and not an acute*.

 ... which quite some people consider to be improper - and you are still
not a German person. ;)

> The "de" keymap in its "basic" variant *does* output an acute, on the
> other hand.

 Which makes a lot more sense.

> That sounds fairly illogical to me...but this is indeed how it is.

 But that doesn't mean that we aren't allowed to try to fix it.

>  So, if I take the stance of keeping consistency between X keymaps and
> console-data keymaps, I should keep "apostrophe" for the nondeadkeys
> variant....even if this is weird.

 ... or rather fix the X keymaps for the good, which is the more sane

> So, after thinking, my easoning is that if the nodeadkeys variant
> should output an acute and not an apostrophe....then X keymaps should
> first be changed.

 No problem with that from here. :)

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