[ltp] Trackpoints, touchpad, and human aging
n0nb at n0nb.us
Fri May 22 13:22:01 CEST 2020
* On 2020 22 May 02:18 -0500, Bjørn Mork wrote:
> Keith Lofstrom <keithl at kl-ic.com> writes:
> > So - store a supply of Thinkpads with trackpoints for
> > old age. Swap parts when they fail, until you do.
> Just in case Lenovo messes this up: There are other vendors with
> trackpoints. See the HP "EliteBook" series for example. They only have
> two mouse buttons, and the trackpoint isn't red, but they have done a
> decent job copying IBM without making it too obvious.
Perhaps they improved them. I had such an HP laptop years back at work
and while I preferred their stick pointer over the scratch pad it wasn't
a Trackpoint. I couldn't explain it but it never felt quite right.
It's amazing how much of this stuff is subjective.
> > I hope all of you make it past 50,
> oh, already there ;-)
Closer to 60 than 50. Sigh...
"The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all
possible worlds. The pessimist fears this is true."
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