OT: keyboard layouts

JoeHill joehill-rieW9WUcm8FFJ04o6PK0Fg at public.gmane.org
Fri Dec 12 15:29:51 UTC 2003

On Fri, 12 Dec 2003 10:21:11 -0500
Taavi Burns <taavi-LbuTpDkqzNzXI80/IeQp7B2eb7JE58TQ at public.gmane.org> wrote:

> I can type about 10WPM on a Dvorak layout (vs >70 on a qwerty), so I
> haven't exactly switched over myself.  The Dvorak layout "feels" better
> to me, though, even while being thoroughly frustrating because it's so 
> slow.  ;)

Isn't Dvorak supposed to speed up typing? I mean as opposed to qwerty, which was
originally intended to make typing slower, preventing fast typists from
outpacing the old typewriters. 

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