[kbd] Include Bépo in the set of default layouts
eichi237 at mailoo.org
Sun Apr 21 23:36:23 MSK 2013
Le dimanche 21 avril 2013 22:03:22 Alexey Gladkov a écrit :
> 19.04.2013 00:53, Sébastien wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I’m french (sorry if I do some mistakes), and I’m using the Bépo keyboard
> > layout. It’s a popular Dvorak-like French-optimized keyboard layout. Some
> > reasons to include it:
> > – Bépo layout is popular, see the number of people registered on our
> > forum:
> > http://forum.bepo.fr/userlist.php (if we don’t count people with 0
> > messages
> > posted, 33 + 50 × 8 = 433), or on Linuxfr.org:
> > https://linuxfr.org/sondages/la-disposition-b%C3%A9po%E2%80%A6 (203 people
> > claims that they use Bépo, 114 wants to use it and 443 says “maybe one
> > day”). Some of this people created Ergodis, an association to promote
> > Bépo (but not only).
> > – physical Bépo keyboards. How to install a distro if we can’t use our
> > keyboard? (http://typematrix.com/bepo.php and
> > http://www.ceciaa.com/clavier-ergoneos-fort-contraste-disposition-bepo-c2
> > 391-7.php for example).
> > – Bépo isn’t available on some distributions, so it’s not easy to install
> > it, especially for “noobs”. Bépo directly in kbd means no maintenance
> > problems for distributions and unified and simple solution to the
> > problem.
> > – Bépo layout won’t evolve anymore (instead, we want to do a new
> > (perfect?)
> > keyboard layout for the (far?) future). It means no maintenance burden for
> > you. Also, it’s less than 85 KiB (licences included)
> > So, what do you think about this idea?
> I have no objections about it.
How do you make decisions here? Anybody is responsible of keyboard layouts?
However, the archive which contains all the files are here:
(Yes it’s RC2, it’s the version we’ve freezed)
P.-S.: In the fr-dvorak-bepo.map, a dev puts a comment:
“CapsLock with '+eacute' doesn't work, nor with egrave, ccedilla,
ecircumflex, agrave and guillemotleft/right : bug ?”
Do you know how to resolve this problem? It’s better to check if everything is
ok before including it, isn’t it?
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