[rescue] Sun-3-era kit [was Re: Reviewing some of my old Unix and CP/M systems, plus some searchings]
Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Fri Oct 19 14:24:06 CDT 2007
On Fri, 2007-10-19 at 15:11 -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> No; to the best of my knowledge, I have never used a Model M, so I am
> not competent to hold an opinion on it. Based on what I've seen on the
> list, though, I doubt I'd like it much; I usually don't care for
> keyboards with tactile events occurring partway through key travel, and
> the impression I've formed is that the Model M has that.
> The best keyboard - in my opinion, of course, which caveat really
> applies to most keyboard quality discussions - was one I used on a
> Symbolics Lisp Machine back in...the late '80s, I think it was.
Was the ADB Symbolics keyboard any good? I wonder if it would work with
the ADB->USB adapters that had been floating around awhile ago.
I don't know what the Symbolics keyboards felt like, but I do like the
looks of having additional large modifier keys.
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