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- snoopy (Sun, 09 Mar 2014 02:10:18 +0100) 7bit wrote:Cherry stopped production of interesting keyboards anyway.So, who cares?that's right... in which year were the last wkl boards produced?and when did they stop producing dyesubs?
- 7bit (Sun, 09 Mar 2014 01:56:56 +0100) Cherry stopped production of interesting keyboards anyway.So, who cares?
- rindorbrot (Sun, 09 Mar 2014 01:55:23 +0100) I don't know. Has anyone bought a new Cherry board this year already?Maybe I'll get an MX 3.0 sometime soon...
- snoopy (Sun, 09 Mar 2014 01:30:56 +0100) As we now have 2014... what happened to the Cherry Date Codes? Anybody knows?wiki/Cherry_date_codes
- 002 (Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:29:56 +0100) Hello mentlegen,I had a bit of spare time today so we now have a Majestouch Model Reference!wiki/Filco_Majestouch#Majestouch_Model_ReferenceNow, I suspect that there are some EU models that have managed to escape the grasp of the Wayback Machine. Unfortunately, keyboardco.com's product list will often contain search links that give you a bunch of models (e.g. http://www.keyboardco.com/keyboard_search.asp?SG=10031), which is fine and all, but the Wayback Machine doesn't like them. Anyhow, here are some model numbers that I am guessing *might* exist...if you have one (or more), please let me know:FullFKBN105MC/GRB -- German with BluesFKBN105ML/GRB -- German with BlacksFKBN105MRL/GRB -- German with Reds (unlikely)FKBN105MC/FRB -- French with BluesFKBN105ML/FRB -- French with BlacksFKBN105MRL/FRB -- French with Reds (unlikely)FKBN105MC/ITB -- Italian with BluesFKBN105ML/ITB -- Italian with BlacksFKBN105MRL/ITB -- Italian with Reds (unlikely)FKBN105MC/SWB -- Swedish/Finnish with BluesFKBN105ML/SWB -- Swedish/Finnish with BlacksFKBN105MRL/SWB -- Swedish/Finnish with Reds (unlikely)TenkeylessFKBN88M/UKB -- UK with BrownsFKBN88MC/UKB -- UK with BluesFKBN88ML/UKB -- UK with BlacksFKBN88MRL/UKB -- UK with Reds (unlikely)FKBN88M/GRB -- German with BrownsFKBN88MC/GRB -- German with BluesFKBN88ML/GRB -- German with BlacksFKBN88MRL/GRB -- German with Reds (unlikely)FKBN88M/FRB -- French with BrownsFKBN88MC/FRB -- French with BluesFKBN88ML/FRB -- French with BlacksFKBN88MRL/FRB -- French with Reds (unlikely)FKBN88M/ITB -- Italian with BrownsFKBN88MC/ITB -- Italian with BluesFKBN88ML/ITB -- Italian with BlacksFKBN88MRL/ITB -- Italian with Reds (unlikely)FKBN88M/SWB -- Swedish/Finnish with BrownsFKBN88MC/SWB -- Swedish/Finnish with BluesFKBN88ML/SWB -- Swedish/Finnish with BlacksFKBN88MRL/SWB -- Swedish/Finnish with Reds (unlikely)
- 7bit (Wed, 05 Mar 2014 00:02:07 +0100) No. I'm waiting for more torpedos to be delivered to my U-Boot. Once they arrived, my U-777 "Granit" can sink the HMS Bigfoot Beardsmore and the battle will be over.
- 002 (Tue, 04 Mar 2014 23:00:06 +0100) Can we just let the ship sail now? You said yourself that you and 7bit have agreed on a solution.
- Daniel Beardsmore (Tue, 04 Mar 2014 22:37:05 +0100) I resent having to explain the same simple facts again, and again, and again, while people who refuse to read the pages in question try to argue as though I had never written any of what I did. People aren't arguing against what I wrote, they're arguing against what they imagine I might have written, or from a viewpoint where I wrote something different, or half of what I wrote, which is truly strange.Someone told me that I should explain that Alps Bigfoot is a community term. You're suggesting that we research if the term was official. The first line of the Alps Bigfoot page? It says:"Alps Bigfoot (also BigFoot and Big Foot) is a nickname given to the former Alps standard OEM keyboard platform."I can't figure out whether I should scream or sob when confronted repeatedly with people who have strong viewpoints that have little or no basis in what I actually wrote on the wiki, or whose arguments bear gross ignorance — e.g. calling the page of Alps-made SGI keyboards, "SGI Keyboards", leaving nowhere to put the non-Alps SGI keyboards (of which one was always given on the page in question).HaaTa wrote:SGI Granite is a type of the SGI Bigfoot line...I don't see where the problem is...and why this needs discussion at all.7bit originally reverted my "stupidness" by renaming "SGI Bigfoot series" back to "SGI Granite". Why? The page content was left the same, except, as part of a process of self-preserved ignorance, the page title no longer reflects the page contents. I returned the page to a name that fitted the page contents.The result was a load of confusing editing that resulted (as it stands now) in two duplicate pages, with all links to the SGI Granite keyboard pointing to the wrong one. Even the new lead paragraph was incorrect, citing only one of three switch types found in the Granite itself. Since then, the duplicate page has just been left there. If you have a change to make, you find time to make the change in one go and keep the page consistent, not hack at it piecemeal over a period of years, leaving confusing content there in the meantime.It just seems like people clinging, like Gollum, to their precious: the Granite is a sacrosanct concept, and I've invited holy war. Nothing else makes sense.What has happened to people here? Why are the sane people all at Geekhack now?
- HaaTa (Tue, 04 Mar 2014 10:09:02 +0100) Bah, sorry. This discussion has gotten much too childish. Maybe I should browse the forum drama more often SGI Granite is a type of the SGI Bigfoot line...I don't see where the problem is...and why this needs discussion at all.
- Daniel Beardsmore (Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:55:45 +0100) Oh man, what? Honestly? Again?HaaTa: go and read the relevant wiki pages — what you just wrote makes no sense.Before people chime in here, could you please bother actually reading the relevant pages! It would save having to explain the same things over and over and over and over to people who would rather listen to shoulder aliens and rumours.lowpoly: be sure to post some photos then ...