[rant] keeping policy in HAL

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Mon Dec 1 07:56:25 PST 2008

On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 08:47:02PM +0500, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> 2008/12/1 Corbin Simpson <mostawesomedude at gmail.com>:
> > Now, the big difference between HAL and udev is that udev sets its defaults
> > based on LSB. I don't know whether or not LSB has anything to say about
> > keyboard layouts, or what the default keyboard layout should be.
> Apriori, there is no sensible default keyboard layout.

Yes, there is, and it's called US.  This isn't being Anglo-centric or
anything, and I'm not going to argue the point.  Your analogy about
Russian versions of Windows holds true still: Russian distributions can
change the default to ru.  Everyone's a winner.
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