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Re: [E-devel] discussion: new features in E. try 2.

El Mon, 12 Jun 2006 13:05:27 +0200
muzzle <muzzle@gmail.com> escribió:
I have debian SID installed and my list is empty. 

xfree86.xml is at /usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/xfree86.xml


xorg.xml is at /usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/xorg.xml

maybe this the problem with empty list?.

> On 6/10/06, Aleksej Struk <astruk@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hey raster,
> >
> > Hmmmm, actually, I already implemented all the things in
> > e_modules/language module. Now it is standalone. It is able to
> > manage actual input language for each window, and flip between
> > keybord layouts on the fly. Moreover it hooks into E and defines 2
> > new actions and keybindings for them as it starts, and removes
> > those actions and keybindings on unload.
> >
> > I want to make one more hook into E. For now there exists a config
> > dialog for the module. I'd like to hook it into the E main config
> > panel. As far as I remmember there is a FIXME for
> > this :)
> >
> > Unfortunatelly, somehow I missed ur mail. But now, I'll review the
> > module once again wrt to your comments.
> >
> > Of course, I'd like to move some of the module's functionality
> > directly to E. For
> > example language settings per window. Consequently, this  will
> > remove some expensive searches and management of the running
> > windows, since the module will know everything as soon as it gets a
> > pointer to a border in callback :).
> >
> > But, if I move some of its functionality to E, then it will be
> > dependent on E. And actually, the module will only flip the input
> > keyboard layout and visualize the current language icon.
> > So, then it cannot be standalone as now.
> >
> > Ofcourse, since the module works now, at least for me :), because I
> > did not hear any comments about it yet, there is no need to reinvent
> > it, to reprogram it and to place some of its functionality into E.
> >
> mhm I tried to use it (on my x86 laptop with Debian sid), but the list
> of available keyboard layouts in the configuration window was empty.
> Am I supposed to do something to make the module aware of the
> available layouts? Where does the module look for them?
> > Also, from my point of view, it would be nice to have it in the
> > main E src tree, because, when non-english people starts a WM
> > they'd like to have language tools immideately and without looking
> > for the 3rd party module. What do u think about this ?
> As a non-english user I think I have been waiting for something like
> this module for a looooooooong time and it really deserves being
> included in the main tree!
> >
> > sndev
> Bye,
> Emme
> [...]