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Das Keyboard Model S Ultimate

On Wed, 2011-01-19 at 22:14 -0500, Ben Eisenbraun wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 09:21:52PM -0500, Bill Horne wrote:
> > On Wed, 2011-01-19 at 15:30 -0500, Ben Eisenbraun wrote:
> > > For home I think I'll buy the one with key inscriptions, 
> > > since it'll be tough for the 3 year old to use otherwise.
> > 
> > I recommend Dvorak for all children learning to type. 
> Oh no.  He's definitely going to be a vi user.  :-)
> I thought they decided the Dvorak advantage was a myth?

I hadn't heard that: please cite the study that proved it.

ISTM that the advantage of Dvorak is so fundamental that it can't be
overcome; the most-often used keys are closer to the home row. It's not
something that seems debatable to me: shorter distance means less finger
travel, ergo more speed. 

Then again, I've been wrong before, so I'd like to look at the data.


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