Keyboard layout criterion

drago01 drago01 at
Tue Jan 15 20:05:53 UTC 2013

On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 7:20 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at> wrote:
> On Tue, 2013-01-15 at 18:34 +0100, drago01 wrote:
>> > Even if we assume that gets done for F19, we have something like 400+
>> > layouts in the installer now. We can fudge the criterion at
>> > interpretation time and say 'well it's okay if just one or two really
>> > obscure ones are broken' but it might be nice if we could build that
>> > into the criterion itself - one of the complaints people have about the
>> > process currently is that there are cases where you have to 'know what
>> > the criterion really means', and it'd be nice to avoid as many of those
>> > as possible going forward.
>> How about defining a list of ones that must work? i.e to define what
>> "obscure" means.
> A hard list feels unwieldy (sorry to be awkward). A simple kludge is the
> layouts associated with the languages listed on the welcome screen. Or
> the alternative approach is just to try and word a bit of wiggle room
> into the way the criterion is written...if you can't think of a way to
> do that I can take a cut at it later, maybe...

OK feel free to try it just shouldn't be too vague in the sense "we
care about keyboard layouts" without any specifics.

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