Preliminary OLPC xkb definitions

Sergey Udaltsov sergey.udaltsov at
Mon Jun 11 05:41:43 PDT 2007


I looked at your patch. It is generally ok to me - but I do not quite
interstand why you did not change anything in the rules directory?


On 6/11/07, Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot at> wrote:
> Le Lun 11 juin 2007 12:36, Bernardo Innocenti a écrit :
> > Hello Sergey,
> >
> > I'm submitting these miscellaneous changes to xkb related to
> > the OLPC.
> BTW I saw on some OLPC documents you were basing your fr layout on the
> default fr map.
> Please don't do that. There are several nicer alternatives in
> xkeyboard-config (oss is one but I may be biaised). fr seems to have
> been autogenerated at some time by shuffling us qwerty in azerty
> without looking at third and fourth-level symbols, and as a result
> important French symbols like «» are no longer next to one another.
> (Since there is no official maintainer for default "fr", no one dares
> fixing it, and changes go in alternative layouts)
> I'll review and merge any fr(oss) change OLPC feels necessary if you
> chose this layout.
> --
> Nicolas Mailhot

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