OT: keyboard layouts
fraser-Txk5XLRqZ6CsTnJN9+BGXg at public.gmane.org
Fri Dec 12 15:59:02 UTC 2003
On Friday 12 December 2003 10:21, Taavi Burns wrote:
> > I'd like to get myself a new keyboard for Christmas. I'm considering the
> > split keyboard (Microsoft Natural IIRC) or a dvorak layout.
> And these two are mutually exclusive how? :)
> You can easily use both. If you're interested in alternative layouts
> for the keyboard, you should be quite prepared to NOT be looking at the
> keys anyway, so the glyphs on them shouldn't matter.
Are you suggesting I buy a regular split keyboard but tell the system that
it's dvorak? Glyphs on the keyboard are rather useful when you're still
learning the layout.
> I have a few coworkers who use keybaords from Kinesis. I believe that
> one of them uses it with a Dvorak, while the other still uses qwerty.
> Kinesis offers a selection of keyboards ranging from nearly
> traditional to "pretty far out and pricey". So again, it depends how
> much you want to spend.
Ahh, do I want the chair mounted evolution keyboard with built in touchpad, or
do I want the Professional Contoured Keyboard with foot pedal, on the fly
qwerty->dvorak switching, hmmm ... now do I want to spent over 200 USD on a
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