Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboards Rock/Suck (the "no good Perl jobs"/"ergo keyboards" myth)

Dominic Mitchell dom at
Wed Aug 9 12:45:02 BST 2006

On Wed, Aug 09, 2006 at 10:33:10AM +0100, Peter Corlett wrote:
> On 9 Aug 2006, at 10:21, Dominic Mitchell wrote:
> [...]
> >"You can have any key layout you like, so long as it's US!"
> You mean the way the UK keymap is the same as the US one, but they  
> swapped £ and # so you have to use alt-3 a lot when writing code?

That's the one.  And the utter refusal to swap @ and ".

> I went googling for a keymap editor within about two hours of opening  
> my PowerBook for the first time. Ukelele (sic) seems to do the job.

Ta, I'll have a peek.


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