[Geany-Devel] RFC: Keybindings rewrite

Yosef Or Boczko yoseforb at xxxxx
Mon Jun 9 20:39:32 UTC 2014

Yosef Or Boczko 

בתאריך ב', יונ 9, 2014 בשעה 11:30 PM, Thomas Martitz 
<kugel at rockbox.org> כתב:
> Am 06.06.2014 16:24, schrieb Yosef Or Boczko:
>> I think it better to port to GAction instead of GtkAction (GtkAction
>> has been deprecated since version 3.10 and will be removed in GTK+ 
>> 4),
>> so it will be ease to port geany to GTK+ 4 in the future.
>> Also, IIRC, there is a problem with GtkAction, wich cause to some 
>> accelactors
>> to work only when the keywoard layout on Englisg.
>> For example, most of the accelactors in epiphany dosn't work when 
>> the keywoard
>> layout is Hebrew, and it will be solved when someone will port 
>> epiphany from GtkAction
>> GAction.
> Can you check if that isn't a bug with Epiphany? And if it occurs in 
> Geany as well? Geany's approach to keybindings is most trivial (at 
> it's core it does if (keyval == $KEY && modifier == $MODIFIER)). Gtk 
> cannot do worse, so I expect it to have something more smart (or be 
> equally dumb). So it sounds unlikely that Gtk has a locale-related 
> problem that Geany does not.

I see the same problem with part of the accelactors in totem (the 
accels totem handle
by hand and not by GAction), and btw also somewhere in gnome-shell.

I'm not sure, but I think gtkkeyhash.c[1] relate to this.

[1] https://git.gnome.org/browse/gtk+/tree/gtk/gtkkeyhash.c

Yosef Or Boczko

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