[ltp] New 6-row keyboard scaring me off

linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 25 Oct 2012 10:33:38 +0200

On 25 October 2012 09:09, David Griffith <dgriffi@cs.csubak.edu> wrote:
> Is anyone else annoyed at Lenovo for discontinuing the standard 7-row
> keyboard?  I've been looking at getting a new laptop and after what I've
> seen from Lenovo and their attitude towards users about this, I'm thinking
> of jumping ship.  Here's an example of what I'm talking about:
> http://blog.lenovo.com/products/why-you-should-give-in-to-the-new-thinkpad-keyboard
I'm with you on this one. Their reasoning is clear but this should
have been a case of "if ain't broke don't fix it" - I've never heard
anyone complain about the original ThinkPad keyboards.

<rant> And why is everyone adopting chiclet-style keyboards nowadays?
Not everything Apple does should be copied mindlessly, you twats.