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Re: dvorak layout



On Mon, 2006-10-16 at 14:04 -0700, Rick Stevens wrote:
> The keyboard for typesetting machines (Linotypes, etc.) is a different
> layout yet again, and makes up for the prevalence of certain letters
> in the English language (the "e", for example, is the first channel
> closest to the casting blank since "e" is used far more often than
> other letters).  Yes, I used to do hot-metal typesetting and ran
> Linotypes. 

And if I remember correctly, is the only keyboard that lets you use
proper punctuation, without cryptic key combinations.  I seem to
remember that it was also designed for fast one-handed typing.

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