Re: Problems with cedil

On 4 Oct 2003, otaylor redhat com wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-10-03 at 14:00, Pablo Saratxaga wrote:
>> Kaixo!
>> On Fri, Oct 03, 2003 at 12:07:25PM -0400, Owen Taylor wrote:
>>> These represent the languages that the user knows. Within this
>>> set, it's likely that if you start using one of these languages in
>>> a window (or for tabbed-mdi, mdi tab) then you want to continue
>>> using that language.
>> I don't think that is evident, the most used input method: switch
>> of keyboard layouts, is global in all the OS I know; a per-windows
>> or per-tab keyboard state is not something people would expect. And
>> also, why not a per-windows state for capslock and similar things?
> I think the answer about capslock is "nobody ever uses capslock, so
> it doesn't matter".

It's worthwhile to not different VTs on the linux console have
separate states for capslock etc.  (At least, the blinkenlights on my
keyboard go on and off when I changes VTs.)

Gaute Strokkenes              

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