Re: [mu TECH] v9.r1b is misnamed

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Mon May 29 2000 - 14:11:10 CEST

On Mon, May 29, 2000 at 06:52:19AM -0400, Alfie Costa nicely wrote:
> On North American keyboards, the quote keys have become confused in mu 9r1b...
> I am using the file. If you hit the quote (") key, no quote character
> will show up on the screen until after another key is pressed. This also
> happens with the single quote (') and the back-quote (`).
> Checking the keymap files, (stored in /usr/lib/kbd/keytable), it turns out that
> mu 9r1b uses a different file than the mu 7.x series.

I used a new keymap, without test, from a contributor (Renato).

> Further research reveals that the new map came to mu via a 4/6/00 thread on
> this very list, entitled: "accented characters map". In this thread Renato
> UL'd a brazilian keymap with accents, called ''. It was supposed
> to make US keyboards work better in Brazil, I think. Next Michele noted that
> this would consume space on the crowded boot floppy, and inquired if this new
> file was similar enough to to supersede it. Renato replied that it
> probably was OK, and added " I suggest some volunteers that use could
> test this new map."

Sigh! I simply renamed as!


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