[svlug] clicky keyboard
J C Lawrence
claw at kanga.nu
Tue Mar 20 18:27:02 PST 2001
On Tue, 20 Mar 2001 18:05:20 -0800
wfrancis <wfrancis at incyte.com> wrote:
> Being from the days of 25lb IBM clicky keyboards (with the 'F'
> keys in their rightful place ;-)
ie an IBM Model M.
> how anyone can use a Sun keyboard for more than 5 minutes is
> beyond me
Agreed. Only Gateway has managed to ship are more utterly unusable
KB than Sun, and they had to work *really* hard to do that.
> How about you fellow listers? Know of a place that sells keyboards
> that have that old school sound and feel but with a slightly more
> updated layout than the circa '83 IBM 5150 XT keyboards I can get
> at the Salvation Army?
Do you want a 98 key, a 102 key, or (gods forbid) with the blasted
Windows keys? The IBM Model Ms are 102 Key (I've got about a dozen
stashed here in case any die/wear out).
> Any more Everex keyboards in people closets? I'll make it worth
> your while go to check...
I'm quite sure Everex is not really what you are looking for.
J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
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