So I’m now about 3 weeks into training myself on the Model 01. After several painful weeks, I can, I think, see that there will/could be a light at the end of the tunnel, speed and fluidity-wise, but for now, typing is still slow and awkward. (using Vim, with 30 years of standard-layout muscle-macros in my fingers, remains incredibly frustrating.)
My question came up after typing on my laptop keyboard over the weekend and realizing how awkward it’s becoming to use a standard layout, what with the differently placed shift keys. I’m really in the neither-fish-nor-fowl phase of things, clearly.
For people who’ve committed and gotten all the way over the hump, was the transition worth it? How long does it take to regain speed and accuracy in editors or programming tools? Are you forever ruined for typing on someone else’s laptop? I feel like I’m approaching the point of no return, but my programming speed is still crappy.