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Please welcome your new kingpin: matt3o

webwit
Hi everybody, After 8 years of running deskthority, I've decided to retire in that role and hand over the reins to matt3o, who volunteered to help out and take over. My role from now on is as some…

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Wiki Q and A

Daniel Beardsmore
Ask your wiki questions here — syntax, style, convention, anything.

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NeXT keyboards
NeXT keyboards

madrobby
Hi there, I’m planning to update the articles and add missing stuff. With written permission from the author, I’m posting photos of three spreads…

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Alps SKCL striped amber

Blaise170
Does this really deserve its own wiki page? I mean, I've also seen "striped" blue and cream switches in my NEC and Sharp boards respectively and they do have a heavier force requirement than…

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want to add pinout for keyboard to wiki

sexzual_hotdog
I've just mapped the pinout for a ncr 4950 and wanted to add it to the wiki (i think having pinout for every keyboard available would be really helpful btw. seems like a fair amount of us get…

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I found out that there is a new romer g linear switch

Leshe
I recently found out that logitech released a new romer g linear switch, it comes with the G513, and i have no extra info about it. There seems to be no one to notice this on deskthority, so i would…

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Wiki passwords

Blaise170
Have no idea what's wrong with the wiki, but it literally forgets my new password every time I log out. I have to reset my password and log in with temporary, change it to a new password, and then I…

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Taking on "Alternative keyboard layouts"

codemonkeymike
So we all know https://deskthority.net/wiki/Alternati… is a truly impossible to follow page. I have been wanting to rewrite it for a while but am getting around to it now. My idea: Level 2…

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Why can't the wiki recognise and prioritise search strings properly?

Chyros
This is something I've noticed forever ago, but I figured I'd finally just ask. So suppose I want to look up the, whatever, Chicony KB-5161. So, I type "chicony kb-5161" in the search box,…

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SHARP X68000

Blaise170
I created a new page for the Sharp X68000 . I tried adding as much information as I know about them to the wiki, but if anyone has some photographs or similar that would be very helpful in making it…

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IBM part numbers

Myoth
While I was watching what happened to the wiki recently I saw what Daniel and tactica had made to the IBM_part_numbers and I think that since this is such a huge topic it needed it's own thread. I…

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Merging wiki entries?

kbdfr
The wiki contains two entries for the same keyboard: https://deskthority.net/wiki/Cherry_G8… and https://deskthority.net/wiki/Gravograp… which in fact is just a special edition of this…

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Worth taking pics for the Wiki?
Worth taking pics for the Wiki?

snuci
Thought I'd post a thread that I can come back to for finds that may or may not be worth putting in the wiki. How about this keyboard (in process…

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How can I write a new page?

ruskie
I have a few keyboards that I would like to make pages on, however I am not seeing how to create a new page. Any help?

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Cherry MX Pale or Dark Blue
Cherry MX Pale or Dark Blue

UncleFan
I think that name is not accurate.I have referred to PANTONE TPX(e-edition). And I think MX Pale Blue should be MX Ultramarine and Dark Blue should be…

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UploadWizard

tactica
While webwit still has time for the wiki, maybe it would be a good idea to replace the stock upload mechanism with Extension:UploadWizard . This is what they use on Wikipedia, and despite the efforts…

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Upload limit

Daniel Beardsmore
What should the upload limit be for the wiki? Currently it's 8 MB, and I've got a 15 MB Keymodule M8 PDF (a proper high resolution version) that I can't upload as a result.

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Proposal to add Lua support

tactica
MediaWiki can use scripting languages embedded by means of the Scribunto extension, which currently supports Lua only. This extension is being used at large on Wikipedia to do many tasks where…

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Story about Pendar Electronique S.A. ex C.P.Clare Electronique S.A.

RGUZZETTI
Recently I read about the WIKI information on Pendar Electronique S.A. and it seems that the information is unclear so I will explain what happened between December 1985 and 1991 below: In april of…

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Mediawiki upgrade from 1.24 to 1.30

webwit
I've updated mediawiki on a copy running at: http://staging.deskthority.org/wiki/Ma… Username: dtstaging Password: InigoMontoya (These details are not secret, it's just to prevent…

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error in Apple M0110A wiki

Herb Johnson
Pardon me, if this forum is not the correct forum for possible errors in a wiki entry. I'm new to participating. The page "Apple M0110A" has this statement: The protocol is an extended…

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As for Keymodule_M8.pdf
As for Keymodule_M8.pdf

UncleFan
Hey guys!Recently I'm recording these switches.I need the help of this PDF. https://deskthority.net/wiki/File:Keym… However, some words in the…

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OEM vs ODM vs CM

Daniel Beardsmore
At the moment, keyboards made by one manufacturer for another are all classified as "OEM" (original equipment manufacturer) keyboards. However, it looks like this isn't accurate. My vague…

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Mass renaming of pages

tactica
Mostly for Daniel and other admins, as regular users cannot use Special:ReplaceText I haven't tried myself but theoretically one *can* mass rename pages using this extension. The recent "Trantek…

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Cannot sign into wiki

JP!
Not sure if this wiki system does not like my username or what but I have never been able to login using my DT account. Any assistance is appreciated.

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Torn btw Zelios and Ergo Clears

rdhaene
I am about to do my first custom build and I am completely torn between Zelios and some custom Ergo Clears with either 55g, 60g, or 62g springs and lubed. I currently use MX Browns and I find the…

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Tealios

ArtoriasEdgeworth
Does anyone think that the Zealios page should be updated to also contain data about the new Tealio switches?

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스카페이스

Daniel Beardsmore
I realise that ties to the Chinese and Japanese communities are virtually non-existent (and both KBtalKing and EnjoyClick have closed down). However, ties to the Korean community are much stronger…

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Deleting galleries

tactica
https://deskthority.net/wiki/Talk:Cher… Just in case interested parties don't follow wiki activity.

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Futaba MA (MX variant) still in production for Korean arcade buttons
Futaba MA (MX variant) still in production for Korean arcade buttons

rymut
Recently I bought some Samducksa Crown SDB-201 Screw In Arcade Buttons that uses some kind of Futaba switches. 20171018_151741.jpg I thought that…

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Undocumented Mitsumi Hybrid Switch?

codemonkeymike
Has this half height switch been documented? I can't seem to find any information on this, also the Magnavox Video Typewriter page seems to have disappeared, was there anything on it before? …

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ML oops!

Daniel Beardsmore
The force curve on the wiki for Cherry ML is wrong. Cherry ML has 3 mm travel, but the graph shows 4 mm travel! I was looking at the Datalux Space Saver Keyboards specs, and comparing them with that…

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SKFL tactile

Chyros
Question; do we know of a tactile SKFL switch yet?

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Found keyboard with White Mitsumi Mini Mechanical (Cherry MX mount)
Found keyboard with White Mitsumi Mini Mechanical (Cherry MX mount)

Cavemanthe0ne
Not entirely sure where to post this but thought this was fairly close for adding to wiki possibly? Some pics: …

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Mitsumi KPQ/KPR

Daniel Beardsmore
Mitsumi KPQ-E99ZC has two model numbers: KPQ-E99ZC (moulded into the case) and KPQ-EA4ZA (documented model, given on the label on thee bottom). You can see this here: …

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Region-specific layout pages

Daniel Beardsmore
ANSI vs ISO and ANSI vs JIS should be on the same page, I feel. I've composed a draft of Region-specific layouts that moves the two pages above onto the top under its own heading, with the…

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