I decided to just ditch my traditional keyboard and go with the Happy
On Thu, Aug 17, 2000 at 03:37:25PM +0930, Greg Lehey wrote:
> On Thursday, 17 August 2000 at 11:32:09 +0530, Rahul Siddharthan wrote:
> > Mark Ovens said on Aug 16, 2000 at 20:01:36:
> >> On Tue, Aug 15, 2000 at 02:26:45PM +0100, j mckitrick wrote:
> >>> On Wed, Jan 26, 2000 at 09:54:11AM +1030, Greg Lehey wrote:
> >>>> The difference with Emacs is that you don't just use the shift key,
> >>>> you also use the control and meta keys. This may take a little
> >>>> getting used to (especially if you're using the standard broken
> >>>> keyboard layout that replaces control with CapsLock), but if you have
> >>> Where are ctrl and caps-lock *supposed* to be?
> >> Where do you want them to be? :) The traditional Unix locations are
> >> the opposite to a std PC keyboard, i.e. Ctrl next to 'A' and CapsLock
> >> below the LeftShift key.
> > I remember the old PC-XT keyboards had them that way too. It changed
> > with the bigger PC-AT keyboards. Who's to blame for the change?
> > IBM?
> > But now it's so standard I think there's little point in doing it
> > any other way.
> There's every point. The current positions are just plain bad. Ask
> everybody with carpal tunnel syndrome if he wouldn't prefer some
> better way.
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