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Re: Any decent XKB documentation?
On Fri, Apr 01, 2011 at 22:30:44 +0200, Magnus Eriksson wrote:
> On Fri, 1 Apr 2011, der Mouse wrote:
> >(I've so far never found decent documentation on xkb, though admittedly
> >I never tried all that hard, [...] )
> I haven't either. But for there to be decent documentation (or
> documentation at all) there has to be someone who understands the subject;
> and for XKB I'm not sure that such a mythical creature could even exist.
> I've been wrong before though. Does anyone here know of anything decent,
> that goes a bit, or a lot, deeper than the usual "dead keys HOWTO"-style
> Ideally, I'd like to know enough to be able to delete everything XKB
> related from my system and write a keymap definition completely from
> scratch; and/or doing stuff that "nobody" needs to do, like changing in
> which way Caps Lock or Num Lock affects what group of keys, etc.
Last time I had to mess with XKB (a long, long time ago) I found Ivan
Pascal docs very useful.
http://pascal.tsu.ru/en/xkb/ - Enlgish
http://pascal.tsu.ru/other/xkb/ - Russian
Not all of his stuff is translated to English though. Google
translate might help.
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