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Re: OT: Keyboards (< computer keyboard advertisement mentions Quenya)

From:Tristan McLeay <conlang@...>
Date:Saturday, March 1, 2008, 2:26
On 01/03/08 12:44:35, li_sasxsek@NUTTER.NET wrote:

> I learned to touch type about a year or two after getting into > computers. I still curse the newer GUI-based platforms for forcing > that (#*$ing mouse onto me. It's seriously slowed down my ability > to use a computer because I have to remove my hand from the keyboard > for so many things, then my hand has to find the home spot again to > go back to typing. Software designers need to make pointing devices > an enhancement to the user interface, not a substitute or > replacement for the keyboard which is still the preferred method of > entering data.
I've seen desktop keyboards with those mini joysticks you get on IBM laptops. Perhaps that would be what you want? I imagine they're generally laptop-quality keyboards though. (I myself have nothing against mice, as long as they're well-designed.) -- Tristan.