On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 4:44 PM, Anupam <anupam...@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hello Andrea,
>
> I reported this bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/canonical-devices-system-
> image/+bug/1625704
>

Thanks!

> With regards,
>
> Anupam
>
> On Tuesday 20 September 2016 06:19 PM, Andrea Bernabei wrote:
>
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 1:33 PM, Anupam <anupam...@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello everybody,
>> I just received the OTA-13 update on my E5.
>> One thing caught my attention is the new keyboard system indicator at the
>> top bar. It includes one *Text Entry Settings... *option which took me
>> to a *Keyboard layouts* page which lists probably all the keyboard
>> layouts available in Ubuntu desktop. I could select layouts like Bengali,
>> Hindi etc. which are not included in Ubuntu Touch yet. The keyboard
>> indicator now shows these selected layouts too, but as expected the OSK
>> doesn't list them.
>> So my question is what is the use of this indicator *for phones*?
>>
>
> Hi Anupam,
> we're working towards a convergent platform, that is supposed to scale
> beatifully across all form factors and input devices.
> With that in mind, I think it makes sense to be able to tweak the layouts
> that you want to use even on your phone, as you can always connect a
> hardware keyboard and use your phone as a full fledged computer :)
>
> You might argue that if the layout only apply to the hardware keyboards
> then the indicator should only show when there's a HW keyboard connected.
> If that is your opinion, please open a bug with that request so that
> designers can take your feedback into account :)
>
> Now, the fact that it shows layouts that are not available sounds like a
> bug, would you mind reporting it?
>
> Cheers,
> Andrea
>
> If there ain't any, is it not better to remove this from phones? Or at
>> least don't allow the user to select these non-working layouts, it gives a
>> false impression.
>>
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