Originally Posted by Apl
well its been 2 days since i started to practice the ten keys, and now i'm getting the hang of it ^_^
but now i wonder.. who created the keyboard this way and why they put the letters like randomly, wouldn't be alot better if A were where Q is and B where W is etc.. so it would be alot easier to memorize? >.<
If you want the A key to be where the Q key is then all you have to do is use a french keyboard...
the reason the letters are arranged in such an awkward fashion?
well I've heard two different reasons, the first is that the letters are apparantly arranged so as they are in groups of most used charectors, each finger should contorl around three keys, and common letters are not so much next to each other but distribute around the keyboard to improve typeing speeds...
the second reason I heard was that the keys are arranged so oddly to slow down typists as on an old type writter, if you typed two fast the hammers would stick together.