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Re: OT: computer keyboard advertisement mentions Quenya

From:Edgard Bikelis <bikelis@...>
Date:Friday, February 29, 2008, 11:27
On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 7:22 AM, Tristan McLeay <conlang@...>

> On 29/02/08 20:41:36, Edgard Bikelis wrote: > > > ... > > > Funny, I deliberately use a keyboard with mechanic switches, > > > otherwise > > > I get > > > carpal tunnel syndrome. And it seems I'm not the only one to like > > > it ; > > > ). > > I use a keyboard with mechanical switches too; mine is about seventeen > years old just because I like it so much and I have a collection of > them for next time I spill my drink on it. But from the review (read it > in full) I get the impression that the force they're talking about is > *way* more than you'd find in your average clicky keyboard. There's no > way your average well-designed mechanical keyswitch keyboard will wear > someone out in a minute; the force required must be extraordinary!
I see, you are probably right. When I read the review I thought the writer is used to normal 'soft' keyboards, as everyone trying my keyboard complains, too, specially about the keys enter and space (or... enter and space keys?). That reminds me of another keyboard, the exact opposite of Optimus Maximus, and curiously none of those resist the temptation of a foreign name, even if it's just an article... After seeing Optimus Maximus (not Iuppiter, alas), that keyboard is not so expensive anymore ; ). Edgard.


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>