Bug 91261 - us_intl layout procudes wrong input
us_intl layout procudes wrong input
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-05-20 12:23 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
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Description Need Real Name 2003-05-20 12:23:38 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4b) Gecko/20030516
Mozilla Firebird/0.6

Description of problem:
There is a strange interaction between xkb and emacs in Red Hat Linux 9.0

" (ASCII 34) is not outputted correctly, instead I get this � (ASCII 168)
strange character.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
??? (the one shipped with RHL9)

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. setxkbmap us_intl
2. start emacs
3. try to type " (space + ")

Actual Results:  � is written in emacs

Expected Results:  " is expected

Additional info:

This is very annoying since I can't really use a emacs to program.

It only applies to emacs not run in a gnome-terminal (with -nw)
Comment 1 Jens Petersen 2003-05-22 08:06:51 EDT
Sorry, I am not clear on what you're inputting.

You just press '"' (doublequote) and you get you get (ascii 168)

Do you get the same when you set a plain us (non-intl) keyboard with xkb?
How about in other apps?  xemacs for example?
Comment 2 Need Real Name 2003-05-22 09:47:33 EDT
Well, with us_intl you have dead keys, so it's not actually pressing the same
button (") as in normal us layout, it also involves pressing space afterwards.

All other apps except gtk+2 based one. So I guess this might be the wrong component.
Comment 3 Jens Petersen 2003-05-23 02:32:07 EDT
Re-assigning to XFree86 component.
Comment 4 Mike A. Harris 2003-05-23 04:29:21 EDT
If you think this is an XFree86 bug, please report directly to XFree86.org
at http://bugs.xfree86.org

If it is an X bug, it will likely be fixed within a week by reporting it
there.  If that occurs, I will investigate it for future erratum.

If you do report it upstream, please provide upstream bug report URL here
and I will track and contribute to it upstream.

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