[gambit-list] Emacs pinky...

Bob McIsaac bobmc_net at rogers.com
Sat Sep 26 00:27:26 EDT 2009

David Rush wrote:
> 2009/9/25 David St-Hilaire <sthilaid at iro.umontreal.ca>:
>> other thus using both controls and alt keys. I'll go check today if I
>> can find an ergonomic keyboard too.
> If you're serious about going down the ergo keyboard route the Kinesis
> Advantage <http://www.kinesis-ergo.com/contoured.htm> is *the* way to
> go for Emacs. It puts all the control keys under your thumbs and the
> dished shape and soft "bottom" to the touch are more than worth the
> price of admission. I went from pain so bad I could barely type (much
> less drive my car or pick up my kids) to pretty good shape and there
> is no doubt in my mind that the keyboard was a big part of it.
> Yes, I'm a fan. It's totally worth the time it takes to re-train your
> typing. And everyone else will be intimidated away from your
> workstation as a side-benefit :)
> david rush

Try "Das Keyboard" which has mechanical keys by Cherry.  Stress is not 
minimized by layout but by eliminating the rubber mat which underlays 
the vast majority of keyboards. I have two of these keyboards, one has 
no letters.


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