Bug 1116676 - filter keyboard layouts by geometry
Summary: filter keyboard layouts by geometry
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: langtable
Version: 35
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike FABIAN
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-07-07 02:54 UTC by Jens Petersen
Modified: 2021-12-13 06:03 UTC (History)
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Description Jens Petersen 2014-07-07 02:54:26 UTC
Description of problem:
This may be a crazy idea I am not sure yet (which came up during
Fedora i18n discussions around https://fedorahosted.org/i18n/ticket/26
but in principle it seems it would be useful to filter keyboard layouts
by their compatibility with a chosen keyboard geometry.

There are various difficulties here:

- parsing of the xkb data files itself will be complex
- assuming it is possible to get this filtering to work
  applications like anaconda will need some subtle
  or larger changes to support setting of keyboard geometry
  separately from keyboard layouts.

Still it seems like a  worthy goal to try to reduce or structure
the current large amount of clutter currently when making keyboard config

Comment 1 Jaroslav Reznik 2015-03-03 16:06:36 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 22 development cycle.
Changing version to '22'.

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Comment 2 Jan Kurik 2017-08-15 07:09:47 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 27 development cycle.
Changing version to '27'.

Comment 3 Priyam Gupta 2020-09-04 10:44:36 UTC
Moving it to F33 , as work is in progress.

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