IBM Model M keyboard spares

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at
Thu Aug 7 11:03:50 CDT 2008

Liam Proven wrote:
> 2008/8/6 Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at>:
>> Liam Proven wrote:
>>> /The/ classic PC keyboard, IMHO.
>> The Model M came out *waay* after the PC.  The 84-key is the one for the PC.
>>  I don't think the Model M is even compatible with the PC.
> Oh, come on, Sridhar, don't be so anally retentive or obsessive!
> I didn't say "the classic IBM model 5250 PC-XT keyboard" or anything

You don't want obsessive?  Too bad!  8-)

The 5250 is an IBM minicomputer terminal, not an XT keyboard!

Peace...  Sridhar

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