17112Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Utterly OT: * my * ideal keyboard
- May 12, 2010Can you still douse them in water like the old ones?
-------- Original Message --------
> From: "Sridhar Ayengar" <ploopster@...>here:
> Sent: Wednesday, May 12, 2010 11:12 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Utterly OT: * my * ideal keyboard
> Barry L. Kline wrote:
> >> You'll know the real Model M because it's heavy as hell, has
> >> removable keycaps (so you can clean each key individually), and makes
> >> that wonderful "klickety" sound as you're typing. Good feedback
> >> keyboard, I hardly ever make a typo on it.
> > I'm sure that you're all aware of this, but the Model M was made by
> > Unicomp, which is still in business. You can find their products
> > http://pckeyboards.stores.yahoo.net/
> No, the Model M is *currently* made by Unicomp. It was originally made
> by the IBM Lexington facility, which was spun off as Lexmark. The
> design was bought by Unicomp, which was founded by a bunch of ex-IBM
> ex-Lexmark employees.
> Peace... Sridhar
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