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    SubjectRe: [rfc] keytables - the new keycode->keysym mapping
    On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 05:03:45PM +0100, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:

    > > It seems very unlikely that you cannot handle Czech with all
    > > combinations of 8 keys pressed, and need 9.
    >
    > A czech keyboard has the letters 'escrzyaie' with accents on the number
    > row of keys. With a Shift, they are supposed to produce the original
    > numbers, but with a CapsLock, they're supposed to produce the uppercase.
    > With a right alt or one of three czech dead keys they should produce
    > the !@#$%^&*() symbols.
    >
    > It's kind of logical, kind of stupid, but anyway it's the national standard.
    >
    > You can't do that currently. The main problem is that CapsLock is
    > hardcoded to work as a Shift on keys and you can't make it work
    > differently for normal letter keys and for the upper row of keys.

    I think the fallacy in that reasoning is the idea that the key
    labeled CapsLock has to be bound to the kernel function named capslock.

    Andries
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