[kbd] kbd package

Alexey Gladkov gladkov.alexey at gmail.com
Fri Feb 29 03:45:16 MSK 2008

Roman Kyrylych wrote:
> Hi!
> I'm a developer of Arch Linux (known as Romashka)
> and I have question/requests. :-)
> 1) one Czech user claims that cz.map.gz should be moved to qwertz directory
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/9619
> (but I'm not sure that's a valid claim).

2kbd.list: Can anyone help me to confirm this bug ?

> 2) I see you've added many new Russian keymaps
> http://git.altlinux.org/people/legion/packages/kbd.git?p=kbd.git;a=commit;h=60625eeaaae6676e1e949b34966dff519fc428db

This keymaps is not all russian keymaps :)

Take a look:


> Do UTF-8 versions replace non-UTF-8 ru-ms and ru4?

I think they may replace ru-ms and ru4. I don't know people who use
ru-ms and ru4. In fact, ruwin_* keymaps is most popular keymaps for
I know people who use ru*-Corwin kemaps as well.

> 3) You've added Terminus font, but only one of many vatiants
> http://git.altlinux.org/people/legion/packages/kbd.git?p=kbd.git;a=commit;h=52b7671b2785a81349b9b4d21219684922f49852
> I suggest either revert that change or, better, add all Terminus
> fonts, but from official source:
> http://www.is-vn.bg/hamster/jimmy-en.html
> (just please don't apply any patches available on that page),
> They really look creat and support many languages,

I add Terminus font after feature request.

> Thank you for your great work on improving kbd!

Rgrds, legion

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