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Re: dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration (Swedish with "|")




Quoting David Wright (2019-05-04 20:14:12)
> On Sat 04 May 2019 at 12:23:48 (-0400), Kenneth Parker wrote:
> > On Sat, May 4, 2019 at 10:37 AM Erik Josefsson  wrote:
> > <snip>
> > > And it works! Now I am just missing "|" and "¦".
> > 
> > With US Keyboards, I see either of those characters, right of the 
> > "p" key.
> > I was not aware that there were two, distinct characters.
> > 
> > One of them ("|" on my current keyboard) is used as a "Pipe" symbol, 
> > for when I "pipe" the results of one command into another.
> > 
> > Which?
> 
> Pipe lies between { and } and is 7-bit ASCII, whereas the other one
> lies between Yen and Section. I'm not sure why the OP wants to be able
> to type it directly from one keystroke. Look at the company it keeps:
> ¡ ¢ £ ¤ ¥ ¦ § ¨ © ª « ¬ ­ ® ¯ ° ± ² ³ ´ µ ¶ · ¸ ¹ º » ¼ ½ ¾ ¿ À
> We British are used to having £ available, but US keyboards don't
> even have ¢.

¢ (ecu) is obsolete since many years.

€ (euro) is the current currency sign in some of EU.

As for the original question I simply ignore the odd parts and focus on 
what I can sensibly contribute to: The pipe sign a.k.a. Unicode 
"vertical bar": https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vertical_bar


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