[ltp] Contacting IBM with design feedback

Steve Barr linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 22 May 2003 07:12:55 -0400

D. Sen wrote:
> Yes, a wish list for the perfect thinkpad seems like an useful and fun 
> excersise :-)

If only to prove everyone will disagree on most of it. :-)

> Can I start with 100% Linux Support for all features? :)

But not disagree on this. :-)  BTW, some of IBM's new desktops
are offered with Linux:

> Richard Neill wrote:
>> Does anyone know how to give IBM design feedback on thinkpads? Where 
>> should suggestions be emailed?

"Please send us your non-technical questions, concerns or feedback."

>> For instance:
>> *The A-series is missing the fold-out feet. These were really useful 
>> on the 770, and it would be good to have them back. At the moment, I 
>> have to use a stand to raise the keyboard angle.

"ThinkPad G Series notebooks feature the ergonomic ComfortSlant
keyboard with a unique inclined design and full-size keys for
comfort during extended typing."

>> But the new design makes this 
>> impossible, since buttons 1,3 are no longer adjacent, and cannot be 
>> clicked simulataneously by one finger.

You may be able to do this with two thumbs.

100% my own opinions.