@arran The staggered layout makes more sense. And yes, I used to own an ortholinear keyboard, I have tried it. :) Ortholinear can work, but only if you use a split keyboard and tilt it rather radically to the center so the keys aligns somewhat with your hands, but then you'll have issues with reaching the keys further out instead.
I would tend to agree with that. My personal reason why ortholinear feels better is for touch typing.
One day I basically decided to go all-in and learn Dvorak and touch typing on my new Ergodox EZ (ortho split keyboard). Right now I'm typing this on a regular staggered keyboard and I can tell you my left hand is having a hard time finding the right (!) keys on the bottom row.
Ortho is much easier to place your fingers by feel.
@Naughtylus @arran @sotolf @hund Ooooh, so it is a game to learn the abstract skill of touch typing. That's a cool concept! It might be useful to experiment the feel of touch-typing. Sadly I can not experiment it, since I have touch typed since I can remember (lessons as child). I'll keep it handy for people who could find it interesting.
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