[Goodies-dev] XKB Layout Switcher

Alexander Iliev sasoiliev at mamul.org
Mon Jun 19 23:36:39 CEST 2006

lists_mk at wujiman.net wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 03:31:38PM +0300, Alexander Iliev wrote:
>>lists_mk at wujiman.net wrote:
>>>On Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 01:14:38AM -0700, Thomas Mettler wrote:
>>>>That's what I wanted. Thank you! 
>>>>But it still would be nice to implement that option in the plugin itself. I think the people would appreciate! 
>>>that depends. i'v never had any problems with setting up xkb in Xserver
>>>directly. it works all the time, no need to worry about plugins or setxkbmap.
>>It might work, but it's not the thing I'd call user-friendly. :)
>>I know that the term 'user-friendly' is far from well-defined, but
>>what I mean is that most of the users don't need to know how to
>>configure their xorg.conf in order to type in their preferred language.
>>Ideally they should not need to know those details.
> that's exactly why i left windows far behind. doing configuration once and
> then just using the program is what i like about unix. this gui stuff, 
> constantly changing configuration, most of the time doing the wrong thing 
> or doing nothing at all is really irritating. this way, there's not even any
> documentation for the configs anymore. what you can't click, you can't do.

Yep, I agree, but there exist users, that don't want to know about
editing configuration files. Lots. :)

> one question. svn version xkb-plugin doesn't read it's config(it writes it
> though). would there be any possibility of a quick fix? not that i don't like
> the us flag constantly starring at me from the panel, but i'd prefer the "us"
> "cz" description.

I know about the problem from the other thread, the reason I did not
reply to that mail is that I didn't have the time to check what's going
on. :)

I'll probably check it out tomorrow.

> thanks
> martin
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Alexander Iliev

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