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From: Alexey Gladkov <>
To: Fredrik Noring <>
Subject: Re: [kbd] [PATCH 0/5] Add Apple USB keyboard models A1048 and A1243, Swedish localization
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 17:14:48 +0200
Message-ID: <20181024151448.GV3219@comp-core-i7-2640m-0182e6> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20181022153738.GA2331@sx9>

On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 05:37:38PM +0200, Fredrik Noring wrote:
> Hi Alexey,
> > You put the product ID in the filename. Do you think the keycodes will be
> > unique for each product?
> For Apple keyboards (at least), I hope that the USB triplet idVendor,
> idProduct, and bCountryCode can distinctly indicate the proper keymap.
> Most variations are due to bCountryCode (localization), with minor
> differences for idProduct (such as the difference between keycodes 41
> and 86 for Apple models A1048 and A1243, for example). I would be
> surprised if they reused idProduct for incompatible products.
> It would be very helpful if the kernel could automatically select the
> corresponding keymap when recognising a known USB-keyboard product.

OK. Applied. Thanks!

Rgrds, legion

  parent reply	other threads:[~2018-10-24 15:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-10-22  8:49 ` Alexey Gladkov
2018-10-24 15:14     ` Alexey Gladkov [this message]
2019-01-06  8:37   ` Fredrik Noring

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