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Re: if vs. when vs. and: style question


From: Gian Uberto Lauri
Subject: Re: if vs. when vs. and: style question
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:43:03 +0100

Pascal J. Bourguignon writes:
 > "Gian Uberto Lauri" <address@hidden> writes:
 > 
 > > Dan Espen writes:
 > >
 > >  > My mind is made up, but interesting info like how to type Greek
 > >  > are one reason why I commented at all.  I think keyboards and
 > >  > keys are an important issue and the current state of the art falls
 > >  > far short.  Some important keys are completely missing.
 > >
 > > There are factories producing keyboards with cherry switches and two or
 > > three rows of "L(num)" keys on the right side. They are backlit and some
 > > models have customizable light color.
 > 
 > If you go the keyboard way, then what you want is an Optimus Maximus
 > keyboard.
 > http://www.artlebedev.com/everything/optimus/maximus/

I know it, but it is not mechanical, damn expensive and, AFAIK, not
GNU/Linux friendly.

 > > Just my 2 cents.
 > 
 > This 2-cents is what leads to Chinese ideograms.
 > 
 > Not really a progress.

Not this true. AFAIK Chinese (and Arabs - or at least is true in
Lebanon) do use western keyboard with something that transliterates
back to their alphabet from a western (English) transliteration. It
seems they are prevented from using their own mother tongue at the
hardware level :).

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