Bug#280579: xlibs-data: [xkb] jp106 backslash/yen issue
On a japanese keyboard, there is one key of the Yen sign, and one for
the backslash. While in EUC-JP and SHIFT-JIS encoding, Yen and backslash
are mapped to the same character, it is not the case in UTF-8.
Thus, i'd like the Yen key to return a Yen character, not a backslash.
Keycode for the yen key: keycode 133 (keysym 0x5c, backslash)
Keycode for the backslash key: keycode 123 (keysym 0x5c, backslash)
Note that on the same keyboard, The windows key gives keycode 115
(keysym 0x0, NoSymbol), which i think is not expected. Shall I file a
new bug for that ?
-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.9-1-686
Locale: LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=ja_JP.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
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