Laptop recommendations?

Arne Schwabe arne at
Mon Sep 27 18:38:34 PDT 2004

Sean McNeil <sean at> writes:

>> Yeah, I'm an old weirdo [who also uses emacs a lot].  I grew up with
>> the control key being that big sucker just to the left of the 'A' key,
>> and reaching down and under to the bottom row bothers my left
>> wrist/hand.  I'm otherwise keyboard agnostic (I don't care where the
>> esc key is, I just use ctrl-[ and I'm used to figuring out just what
>> the BS/Del key sends) but the ctrl key is important.  Fortunately, on
>> PC hardware, it's easy enough to get it where i want/like/need it.
> I see what you mean.  But they moved that a long time ago.  I'm amazed
> you have managed to stick with the old positioning.  The feel of a
> Logitech keyboard is pretty sweet.

Hey, you can still buy a Sun Type 6 USB Keyboard with UNIX Layout
(note US Layout is different from UNIX Layout), where escape,
backspace and control have strange locations :)

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