[TUHS] Early Unix and Keyboard Skills

Steffen Nurpmeso steffen at sdaoden.eu
Wed Nov 2 22:24:32 AEST 2022

Steffen Nurpmeso wrote in
 <20221102121352.MhcLw%steffen at sdaoden.eu>:
 |steve jenkin wrote in
 | <E212D205-B786-4441-A95B-B5F5546B5C6C at canb.auug.org.au>:
 | ...
 ||I’ve never heard anyone mention keyboard skills with the people of \
 ||the CSRC - doesn’t anyone know?
 |What i personally find more fascinating (given that -- in the
 |right condition -- i type pretty fast even in total darkness but
 |darkest possible monitor brightness) is the multitaskability some
 |show, in respect to combination of mouse and keyboard (or even
 |dual-mouse if i remember a message of Rob Pike right).  I once

I once had a very small infrared / PS/2 keyboard with a track ball
at the upper right corner, and the buttons on the upper left)
where middle finger and forefinger only had to be moved a bit, but
the heel of hand(s) could remain (only twisted a bit).  That
allowed for pretty good precision and speed.  But i think it was
still not that of Russ Cox and acme and external mouse/mice.

|Der Kragenbaer,                The moon bear,
|der holt sich munter           he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter  wa.ks himself off
|(By Robert Gernhardt)

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