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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 
> stuff?
> 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.    - Enlgish - Russian

Not all of his stuff is translated to English though.  Google
translate might help.


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