Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 3rd Nov 2009 20:44 UTC
Editorial Most of us here like gadgets. Things with displays, LEDs, or stuff that otherwise lights up in the dark and makes cool noises. There is this one gadget I had been waiting for to come out in The Netherlands for quite a while now, but at some point a limit was reached, and today I decided to do a complete 180 and buy a competing product.
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RE[3]: O2
by jal_ on Wed 4th Nov 2009 08:51 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: O2"
jal_
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Interesting I always assumed dutch keyboards where QWERTZ as well, considering how similar Dutch and German are.


Your mistake then. Dutch and German may be similar linguistically, their spelling is quite different. In Belgium they write Dutch with a French AZERTY keyboard. Now that's weird ;) .

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RE[4]: O2
by Dryhte on Wed 4th Nov 2009 10:26 in reply to "RE[3]: O2"
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2008-02-05


Your mistake then. Dutch and German may be similar linguistically, their spelling is quite different. In Belgium they write Dutch with a French AZERTY keyboard. Now that's weird ;) .


Inaccurate ;) Don't give me (Flemish Belgian) a French Azerty, because they frustrate me to no end with their weird interpunction placement.

Wikipedia: All letters are the same as on the French keyboard, but some punctuation signs (? ! @ - _ + = §) are in different positions. Unlike French AZERTY which has English terms such as "Escape" translated as "échap", the Belgian layout uses the traditional English words and terminology for all keys.


Edited 2009-11-04 10:29 UTC

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RE[5]: O2
by jal_ on Wed 4th Nov 2009 10:31 in reply to "RE[4]: O2"
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Inaccurate ;) Don't give me (Flemish Belgian) a French Azerty, because they frustrate me to no end with their weird interpunction placement.


Ok, my bad! I saw "AZERTY" on a Flemmish keyboard once, didn't check the interpunction.

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RE[4]: O2
by Dryhte on Wed 4th Nov 2009 10:28 in reply to "RE[3]: O2"
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double post - deleted

Edited 2009-11-04 10:33 UTC

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