Subject: Re: -key "introduction"
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andy Ball <email@example.com>
Date: 03/31/2005 20:16:08
SS> ...there are also other long standing national
> standarisation organs in _other_than_ US countries
> which cared for.. uh.. typewriter keyboards which
> eventually made it to IT-keyboards.
I've also got UK PC keyboard layouts on there. I don't
remember the British VT-100 layout, I should look that up.
The diagrams were referenced merely to show that (at least
on the PC), Ctrl was moved. I'm pretty sure that I used
other (non-PC) keyboards that also had Ctrl on the home row,
which I prefer.
SS> I kindly ask you to not just speak about "a VTxyz"
> keyboard, but please name DEC part numbers since these
> honorable devices were also delivered to overseas with
> of course nationally adapted keyboard layouts!
Good point. I suspect that international variants of the
keyboards used on DEC terminals, and keyboards used on PCs
feature keys for both Delete and Backspace. I could be wrong