On European keyboard

From: Ilya Zakharevich <nospam-abuse_at_ilyaz.org>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2013 01:11:31 -0800

   [This is my second posting to this newsgroup]

I think some people may find this keyboard layout useful — although
its documentation is somewhat uneven nowadays. It is the principal
example of possibilities of the toolset UI::KeyboardLayout for
designing quality keyboard layouts.

Unfortunately, this toolset is not very mature right now. Different
components have different degrees of being close to the “ready” state:

  *) Tools to generate documentation: 90%
  *) Tools to generate the keyboard: 70%
  *) Documentation of the tools to generate documentation: 0%
  *) Documentation of other tools: 30%
  *) Example layout on Windows: 75%
  *) Example layout on Mac and X11 etc: 0%
  *) Documentation of example layout: 75%

The part in the least disarray is the “visual part” of the


— the non-visual tables are very complete, but may be too terse for
before-the-use consumption (although, they must be much more
understandable after one reads through the “visual” part of the docs):


The actual Windows' install packages are two ZIP's in


with instructions in the HOWTO file.


P.S. Some higher-level explanations of the design are referenced from
      the HOWTO file above. For example, some stats are at the beginning of

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