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by ReleaseCandidate
02 Mar 2016, 13:33
Forum: Deskthority wiki talk
Topic: Alps SKCM Neon Green
Replies: 113
Views: 5193

In a situation where Alps sliders display a legitimate color difference, an authority on Alps switches endorses the idea, and the new name is damn cool without changing a jot of other information, your opposition seems deliberately and pointlessly contrarian. SKCL and SKCM green have been called 'g...
by ReleaseCandidate
02 Mar 2016, 12:20
Forum: Deskthority wiki talk
Topic: Alps SKCM Neon Green
Replies: 113
Views: 5193

scottc wrote: "That guy" who was probably the foremost authority on Alps weirdness on DT and the biggest wiki contributor to date... :roll:
I know, but that doesn't matter at all.
by ReleaseCandidate
02 Mar 2016, 11:49
Forum: Deskthority wiki talk
Topic: Alps SKCM Neon Green
Replies: 113
Views: 5193

Too late. You shall _not_ change name that is already established (well, you can, but be prepared to get kicked in the nuts - like that guy that called the SGI keyboards 'bigfoots' if I ever get hold of him).
by ReleaseCandidate
02 Mar 2016, 11:36
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Post the cool stuff you have in your workshop/man cave.
Replies: 29
Views: 1012

Regarding computers I still have some parts of my Origin 2000 left and the case of a Cobalt Qube (that is now a stand for Plants).
But I tend to sell or throw away stuff that I don't use any more.
by ReleaseCandidate
02 Mar 2016, 11:20
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: My 1995 IBM Aptiva PC gets a nice upgrade. 486 to Skylake i7 6700k!
Replies: 12
Views: 852

So he turned a fugly PC into a fugly PC *shrug*. At least no real computers were harmed!
by ReleaseCandidate
02 Mar 2016, 11:15
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22860
Views: 1361056

JanitorJoe wrote: I don't think I want to buy my computers from someone who doesn't know what a CPU is.
Blaise170 wrote: Speaking of CPUs... Apparently a lot of people consider a "CPU" to be a full desktop. I have...
Back in the day (when a computer had been more than a single box) the term 'CPU' was actually used like that.
by ReleaseCandidate
02 Mar 2016, 10:59
Forum: Deskthority wiki talk
Topic: Images + categories on the front page of the wiki
Replies: 21
Views: 1058

I would expect a list of search results (with the Alps page as the first result), too, instead of just as redirection to the page. The design of the pages could probably be improved by considering that a page with information about the company was maybe not what the reader was searching for in most...
by ReleaseCandidate
01 Mar 2016, 17:52
Forum: Deskthority wiki talk
Topic: Images + categories on the front page of the wiki
Replies: 21
Views: 1058

Ohaimark is right, the front page has _way_ too much text. I'id throw out any text in the middle and replace it with a big search field and a link to google - to actually have a usable search. […] Not sure you have read ohaimark’s post: […] Scenario: Joe Blow knows nothing about keyswitches and he ...
by ReleaseCandidate
01 Mar 2016, 17:05
Forum: Deskthority wiki talk
Topic: Images + categories on the front page of the wiki
Replies: 21
Views: 1058

Ohaimark is right, the front page has _way_ too much text.
I'id throw out any text in the middle and replace it with a big search field and a link to google - to actually have a usable search.

At least drop the utterly useless 'Latest posts from the Deskthority wiki talk forum'.
by ReleaseCandidate
01 Mar 2016, 09:34
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22860
Views: 1361056

So the eBay Int'l shipping service is worth using? Yes, definately. Almost all of those editing keyboards with the super colorful keys are Avid keyboards, Macally is the only other brand I can think of that sells the hyper-colorful editing keyboards. There are companies like Logickeyboard http://ww...
by ReleaseCandidate
29 Feb 2016, 12:15
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Alps Appreciation
Replies: 3326
Views: 176680

Chyros wrote: I see... That's good to know actually because I thought that they were pretty much useless other than for inventory left/right in Heretic
They (and braces) are the only reasons to use ANSI layout at all.
by ReleaseCandidate
26 Feb 2016, 13:57
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22860
Views: 1361056

These aren't part of the Xerox Daybreak 6085 line though, these are the Docutech 135 keyboards [...] Ah, ok, I've misread something. They're basically worthless then. Ah, well don't you seem like a snobby fellow. :) :lol: I've meant for everyone except keyboard enthusiasts/-collectors (and Xerox pr...
by ReleaseCandidate
26 Feb 2016, 12:59
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22860
Views: 1361056

E3E wrote: These aren't part of the Xerox Daybreak 6085 line though, these are the Docutech 135 keyboards [...]
Ah, ok, I've misread something. They're basically worthless then.
by ReleaseCandidate
26 Feb 2016, 11:51
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22860
Views: 1361056

I guess being part of giant printing machines, they probably didn't see much rigorous typing action. 6085 were normal office computers, not part of a printing system (the generated documents were meant to be printed on Xerox printers, of course). They had been the successor of the Star (they were c...
by ReleaseCandidate
26 Feb 2016, 09:19
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: This guy collected lots of old PC with keyboard
Replies: 26
Views: 2456

snuci wrote: for example Steve Jobs dying made vintage Apple computers go up for a period of time
Hmm ... :twisted:
by ReleaseCandidate
24 Feb 2016, 09:30
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The Honeywell Kitchen Computer
Replies: 4
Views: 405

One of the best vintage ads ever:
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by ReleaseCandidate
23 Feb 2016, 11:20
Forum: Group buys
Topic: 60% ver. China PCB, plate and plastic case Update: GB ends, processing
Replies: 65
Views: 7201

scottc wrote: Can I please have a link to the seller's eBay? Since they have no history on DT, I'd like to check eBay feedback.
http://stores.ebay.com/Doyu-Studio?_trk ... 7675.l2563
by ReleaseCandidate
23 Feb 2016, 11:14
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Post your keyboard/keycaps!
Replies: 2815
Views: 241240

Btw. here is a short history of UGs (Siemens) 32 button box (PFK): http://www.plmworld.org/index.php?mo=cm&op=ld&fid=240
Some pictures of the old Unigraphics Workstations: http://www.plmworld.org/index.php?mo=cm&op=ld&fid=239
by ReleaseCandidate
22 Feb 2016, 19:33
Forum: Workshop
Topic: How to build your very own keyboard firmware
Replies: 708
Views: 170116

Preprocessor-commands have to start at the beginning of a line, no indentation allowed iirc. No. You can add as many whitespace as you like before a preprocessor (and spaces and tabs between the '#' and the preprocessor directive). See '6.10 Preprocessing directives' in the C99 standard. To make su...
by ReleaseCandidate
22 Feb 2016, 15:45
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 3890
Views: 237763

scottc wrote: Is that picture of 7bit's setup? Tipro, round 4, SGI Indy case...
Yes: group-buys-f50/doubleshot-replacements- ... -4050.html

Am I too dumb or is there no way to link a single post?

Edit: Thanks, mu

post114245.html#p114245
by ReleaseCandidate
22 Feb 2016, 14:20
Forum: Deskthority talk
Topic: deskthority - Suggestions and Changelog
Replies: 1204
Views: 58639

A forum - like this - with (almost) unusable quoting is (almost ;) useless.

And anybody who values form over function is obviosly an Apple user :D
by ReleaseCandidate
22 Feb 2016, 14:15
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Need help with TMK.
Replies: 11
Views: 659

Hi I need some help with understanding and installing TMK firmware on Teensy 3.0 My first goal is to install one of TMK keyboards on Teensy 3.0 and ultimately write my own firmware based on TMK. 1. What does change in Build Firmware and Program Controller for Teensy 3.0 (ARM processor MK20DX) ? You...
by ReleaseCandidate
22 Feb 2016, 13:58
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Post your keyboard/keycaps!
Replies: 2815
Views: 241240

002 wrote: This one was made for use with IBM Micro CADAM Helix, which (as far as I can tell) is still popular in Japan despite being discontinued in the west.
Interesting, last time I saw one of the 32 button boxes (SGI, Sun, HP and IBM all had them) used with CATIA has been quite _some_ time ago.
by ReleaseCandidate
21 Feb 2016, 10:40
Forum: Workshop
Topic: [Interest Check] The Amazing Chocolatier
Replies: 43
Views: 2436

You do too. Although that ('vertikale Preisbindung', can't be arsed to look up the english legal term) is illegal in the EU, that happens way too often. Now that's an argument It wasn't meant as argument about massdrop (I neither care much 'bout massdrop nor this set of keycaps). Basically you are ...
by ReleaseCandidate
20 Feb 2016, 17:35
Forum: Workshop
Topic: [Interest Check] The Amazing Chocolatier
Replies: 43
Views: 2436

kbdfr wrote: Do you live in a country where sellers need manufacturer approval to decide on their retail prices?
You do too. Although that ('vertikale Preisbindung', can't be arsed to look up the english legal term) is illegal in the EU, that happens way too often.
by ReleaseCandidate
20 Feb 2016, 13:53
Forum: Mice & other input devices
Topic: Programmable Mouse - Multiple Applcations
Replies: 8
Views: 2013

Roccat's Kone Pure (guess that's the same for all of their mice) driver supports 5 different profiles, each profile can be switched on by three different executables (programs).

But I've never tried that feature.
by ReleaseCandidate
19 Feb 2016, 13:16
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tim Cook's letter to customers
Replies: 244
Views: 9777

Muirium wrote: Horseshit.

http://techcrunch.com/2016/02/18/no-app ... forcement/

The conspiracy here is the craving people have to believe.
Of course they hadn't unlocked the phones - that's wasn't necessary back than.
by ReleaseCandidate
19 Feb 2016, 09:31
Forum: Diskussionen auf Deutsch
Topic: ISO PBT Blanks woher?
Replies: 20
Views: 1661

Thumper wrote: Zudem, wenn du mit schwarzen blanken einverstanden bist, die OEM style haben, schau dir das mal an https://corus-kb.com/de/keycaps/49-vort ... 95474.html
:lol:
by ReleaseCandidate
19 Feb 2016, 09:29
Forum: Group buys
Topic: GMK's New Cherry Logo keycaps, Proxy [Closed]
Replies: 62
Views: 5137

JorisBoers wrote: Yes it is authorized by zf corp.
Btw. since 1st of January Cherry (computer peripherals) isn't part of the automotive company any more.
by ReleaseCandidate
18 Feb 2016, 21:32
Forum: Marketplace Help
Topic: Sharing International Kits
Replies: 11
Views: 748

In the Granite set there are four keycaps with a '€' legend, so either at least three of the six languages included in the set don't need the 'E' key with the '€' symbol, or we have at least on layout with multiple '€' symbols. Finnish and swedish layout actually have 2 EUR legends, one at 'E' and ...

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