@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.
@taamas@hund@arran Probably because our fingers aren't as good as moving ortholinear as they are at moving slightly sideways? I'm mostly only guessing here, and it may be just conjecture from having used staggered keyboard all of my life, but I find it harder to move directly up and down.