- Is this correct? ^^^
I obviously think so, but having it double-checked by someone else can't hurt.
- The tall thumb keys from SP, can they be blank doubleshot?
- The Group Buy 4, (ABS doubleshot) is that coming from SP?
No idea. Dorkvader mentioned the leftover round3 doubleshots were from SP, dunno about the new round4 caps.
- Now the keys are all figured out, is this something WASD could put together?
- Boli...any info from 7bit?
Still haven't gotten a reply from 7bit. I assume we'll have to make do with getting the 1.25 wide side keys this time around, and will have to get SP DCS row 5 some other way.
Haven't heard from Weyman either, the last he wrote was that he'll make an extra layout template for us Kinesis Advantage users. I assume he's very busy with the fully custom ISO keyboards he introduced recently.
Was your idea to have Weyman order those 1.25 unit wide side keys, as well as the DCS row 5 from SP (or whoever makes them) so he can offer complete sets to us Kinesis users? I remember he won't laser key caps we send him because of the risk losing them on the way.
"E" on the thumb cluster layout? Share???
You can find out symphonic's and my own trials at the Colemak forum in Optimizing the Maltron layout
. The idea is taking the Colemak layout, putting E on the left thumb, moving a few other letters around (as few as possible) and hopefully getting a good Malt-like layout.
At this stage we're just messing around, though a few of the basic ideas seem quite promising, and they feel alright in a quick tryout. Here's an example:
qwfp * j luy;
arst g h ndio
zxcv b k m,./
The * spot is unused. If I end up switching to this I might put Tab there, as I noticed during the TrulyErgonomic test that having Tab operated by the index finger feels very nice.
I'd like to use Michael ****en's layout analyzer/optimizer on those ideas, once it supports putting letters on the left thumb. The web analyzer as well as carPalx don't seem to be all that well suited to the task.