[Grassroots-l] Turkish keyboard layout

Bernie Innocenti bernie at codewiz.org
Sat May 24 07:42:03 EDT 2008

Jim Gettys wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-05-23 at 20:38 +0530, Sayamindu Dasgupta wrote:
>> On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 10:25 AM, Kim Quirk <kim at laptop.org> wrote:
>>> We are trying to finalize the Turkish keyboard and I would like to get
>>> any last minute opinions or thoughts. A number of people have already
>>> provided their input -- THANKS!
>>> Please see the updated "Q" keyboard layout for Turkey:
>>> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Turkish_Keyboard
>>> If anyone can provide the xkb file, that would be great!
>>> We could also use some help with Turkish translations.
>>> Thanks Gary for catching the missing 'V' in the earlier version of the
>>> Q keyboard.
>> Symbol file attached.
>> The Manufacturing data page shows that for the Turkish machines, the
>> KL tag should be set to us,tr. Do we need this ? From what I
>> understand, the KL tag being set to tr only should do the trick.
>> I'm not sure about the workflow for adding new keyboards - do I add
>> the relevant changes to xkeyboard-config and start a build in Koji ?
>> Thanks,
>> Sayamindu
> I have memories of this working this way so that the layout switching
> works.

Switching between TR and US was a requirement for the F layout.
With the Q layout, which is fundamentally similar to the US, we
don't need switching.

So the KL mfg tag should be changed to "tr" only.

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