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Bug#256442: [ATTACHED] iBook G4 British keymap

On Fri, 2004-07-09 at 03:20 +0100, Sam Halliday wrote: 
> Branden Robinson wrote:
> > I don't see many differences between this and the current
> > /etc/X11/xkb/symbols/macintosh/gb file, which I fixed up in xlibs
> > 4.3.0.dfsg.1-5:
> this is what is different:
> // let the marked "alt" be AltGr (as it is in MacOS) 
>     key <LALT> {      [  Mode_switch  ]       };
>     // let the Apple key be Alt
>     key <LWIN> {      [  Alt_L        ]       };
> the key physically marked "alt" on a macintosh keyboard is actually altgr (as
> can confirmed in MacOS X). The apple key should then be the alt key. this
> mapping does that.

There are XKB options to change the default behaviour of the modifiers,
e.g. I use compose:rwin and grp:lwin_switch .

I agree that the default should be what is physically written on the
keys whenever possible, and the option key says 'alt' here.

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
Libre software enthusiast    |   http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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