Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Wed Aug 20 16:34:24 CDT 2008
On Wednesday 20 August 2008 16:35, Jules Richardson wrote:
> Roy J. Tellason wrote:
> > Speaking of key tops, most of what I've seen out there is one bit of
> > plastic keycap, but this IBM I'm typing on seems to have a two-part
> > approach to things. I know this because the "-" key on the numeric pad
> > is missing the upper portion, the one with the "-" on it, so what's
> > there is both a " " key and also smaller than all the rest of them.
> It lets you do things like this, though:
Impressive! I ain't feeling that ambitious lately, though...
> ... I'm actually coming around to the idea of getting a Model M keyboard if
> I can find one, despite the clicky nature (and thanks for all the replies,
> both on and off-list - lots of useful info to go on!)
I have two of these, and the noise was a bit irritating at times,
particularly considering how this machine's in the bedroom, but we've gotten
used to it and I wouldn't part with this and go back to cheap clone keyboards
at all, as long as I have a choice in the matter.
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