Yeah, I agree. Haven't thought about it in long time, but people don't tend to pay attention to the number of characters on a key. When I first saw it, I don't think I really thought about it myself. Obvious how it was set up, but I never even considered them to be an issue. And hopefully by now they aren't! At least not much. I still have one boundary I'd like to see added. But really, the majority of my errors are either obvious mistakes on my part or are those cases where my fingers just seem to freeze up and the key doesn't get pushed down like it should. I've never heard anyone else report that issue so I'm assuming it's me fighting old age!
As for fewer keys being better, I partly agree. But at the same time, if I ever had this built into a laptop or WT lets us put it in a carriage where you aren't looking for extreme portability, I wouldn't mind some extra keys I could customize. I mean, why not? There is plenty of unused space on a laptop if they use the TB. Might as well let us use those extra keys for things like volume control/mute and other things of that nature. Yeah, when actively using the TB, I can do it easily enough. But I'm thinking about those times your hands aren on the TB and you just want to reach out to control the volume or something with one hand or finger. Options! I always like options!
I give people the link to WT too. Though I always tell them about the delays and we don't know what will happen for sure.
BTW, good choice of a link. Love that movie and that's one of the best parts.