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ctrclckws wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:32 am
The phone company chose that because of the letters associated with the keys.
Late to the game here, but the phone company (MaBell) actually elected to reverse the order of the touch-tone" keys vs. the "standard" adding machine keyboard specifically to slow down office workers that could key in numbers on an adding machine faster than the phone system could interpret the tones.
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Have you ever noticed that the numpad on your keyboard is oriented for left hand use and not right hand? That enter key is placed for the left hand’s thumb. You would have worked the adding machine with your left hand while your right hand made entires in the ledger with pen or pencil. Unless of course you were a southpaw like me, and then you were relegated to chopping wood in the forest.
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Hi all,

There is a new wp43s.exe for your PC available in a gitlab next to you. You can now not only convert feet, stones, acres, and the like but lĭ, zhàng, mŭ, etc. as well. Yes, there are traditional measures present in China, too, though pragmatically linked to SI nowadays. 43S now features 95 unit conversions over all from weird and strange stuff to SI and vice versa. Try and enjoy!
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The set of manuals was updated a few minutes ago. Enjoy reading. Any feedback (error reports, questions, remarks, etc.) will be appreciated.

Our software department will need some time to catch up. Anybody willing to support us will be highly appreciated. For those fearing to be occupied for years we can presently offer one position as maternity leave replacement for 18 months.

Thanks in advance.
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Walter! You're pregnant? :shock:

You didn't even give us a hint...
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rprosperi wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:57 pm
Walter! You're pregnant? :shock:

You didn't even give us a hint...
With twins, no less! :lol:
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H2X wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:25 pm
rprosperi wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:57 pm
Walter! You're pregnant? :shock:

You didn't even give us a hint...
With twins, no less! :lol:
Bob, even you don't have to know everything. 8-)

Within our gigantic software department, the odds for somebody being on maternity leave are significant just for statistical reasons alone. Even without twins, Håkon. There's a temporary opportunity for whoever wants to step in now - I just wanted to let you know about it so you won't cry when it's gone. If you feel you've got suitable abilities, please speak up. :geek:
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