Choosing a new laptop
pir at pir.net
Mon Jul 7 20:04:34 PDT 2003
Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog at FreeBSD.org> probably said:
> "deal with it". Why on earth should I "deal with it" when I have an
> On the IBM you can't remap the bottom left key. On Dells you can.
> That's a distinction which makes me choose Dell over IBM.
That isn't a reason that they IBM keyboard is not fully functional.
It's a _preference_.
On a Dell you can't remap wherever the Fn key is, does that make the
keyboard non-functional ? Of course not.
> They do for my requirements. On Dell laptops I can have an Alt key on
> the bottom left. On IBM, I can't.
Your requirements, your preferences. Fine, you didn't buy an IBM.
None of this means they re not functional for other people.
> > If you meant something else that prevents it working then please
> > explain.
> No, that's enough.
Ok, you're just abusing the language. Whatever.
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