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Re: ergonomic laptop keyboard?

On Tue, 2003-06-03 at 13:08, Nori Heikkinen wrote:
> <snip>
> I would love to see a normal laptop,
never in a million years. its form factor doesnt allow it.
>  but with a keyboard
> whose two halves could pop up in the middle, and then rotate inwards
> to whatever degree the user wanted, kind of like [1], except built
> into a laptop, and without the numerical keypad, obviously.
I guess you mean those 'natural' keyboards.
> does such a thing exist?  if not, could i build one myself somehow?
> how can i get whoever makes laptops to design one?  could i patent it?
> (heh heh ...)  whatever; i just want a laptop that I can type on ...
> any tips would be appreciated.
> </nori>
So your only choice would be an external keyboard. Natural?  Maybe a
wireless keyboard?
I recall in college putting the keyboard on my knees most of the time.
> [1] http://www.maenad.net/geek/split_keyboard.jpg
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>             get my (*new*) key here:
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>       (please *remove* old key 11e031f1!)
Kevin Mark <kmark@pipeline.com>

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