Slowly coming back to activity in Fedora.
I think this bug should be a blocker. The world is full of non-English
speakers. And even the English speakers may use two or more layouts (as I
do myself). If you add a layout but your keyboard seems to remain the
same, it's quite confusing and annoying to any user, but particularly to a
beginner. Personally I couldn't vote because I completely missed the
meeting, but I would vote for making this one a blocker any time I'd had a
My 2 cents.
On Fri, 19 Oct 2018 at 17:33, Owen Taylor <otaylor(a)redhat.com> wrote:
Carlos - can you take a look at this before the workstation WG
13:00 UTC on Monday? It's not clear to me either the exact impact or
whether it's likely to be a simple fix.
On Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 11:46 AM Kamil Paral <kparal(a)redhat.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 8:35 PM <mcatanzaro(a)gnome.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 6:08 AM, Kamil Paral <kparal(a)redhat.com> wrote:
>> > That explains it. "Chinese (Intelligent Pinyin)" works here as
>> > I guess it uses a different way to handle keyboard. But I can easily
>> > reproduce this issue with Russian (Cyrillic letters instead of Latin
>> > letters), French (azerty instead of qwerty), German (special
>> > letters/symbols on right Alt + letters or numbers) or Czech
>> > (qwertz instead of qwerty, special letters instead of numbers).
>> Hm, it's not that switching the layouts is broken. Switching works.
>> It's that the layout you switch *to* is broken. It's maybe more obvious
>> for me because my primary layout is not qwerty. When I switch to Czech,
>> it becomes qwerty (wrong, should be qwertz) when it was not previously
>> qwerty. So it's really messed up. :)
> Michael re-proposed this for blocker discussion. I already said so in the
> bug report, but I'll repeat it here:
> *Workstation WG members, please tell us what you think.* We were not
> united in our opinion on blocker-ness of this issue, and we'd really
> appreciate hearing from multiple desktop people what they think about this.
> Either on Monday's blocker meeting, or in the bug, or here on the list.
> Thank you.
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