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Re: indication on purchase laptop

On Sat, May 17, 2014 at 11:02:29AM -0400, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> > Along the way I have used a couple of the small ThinkPad X-series
> > machines.  I didn't get along with the "scrunched" smaller keyboards
> > in them.
> This smaller keyboard was used until (and including) the X61.  But when
> they moved to the widescreen format, the keyboard also got extra width,
> so starting from the X200, the X series has been using standard size
> keyboards.
> I hate widescreen with a passion (which is why my workhorse laptop is
> still my 4/3 14" T61), but I really like my X201s, where the extra width
> is actually welcome (as a matter of fact, the X201s and the 4/3 14" T61
> have pretty much the same width, which is the width of the keyboard).

Agreed - I have an X300 and the keyboard is quite comfortable to use and
the width of the screen. I'm spoiled and don't think I can use anything
but a thinkpad going forward. They are very good laptops with tactile

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