October 2019 Survey Results

First of all, thank you for the large number of responses.

This page summarizes the fields which were of interest.

 

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This one is a clear positive result; this will guaranteedly happen.

 

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This one is not so clear. As much as there's demand, it's nowhere near as clear as the first result.
BoW SimpleJA may not happen too soon.

 

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This one makes it fairly clear which layouts people would prefer to have split backspace on.
If using 20% as the cutoff line (1 in 5 respondents), 65% and below require split backspace support.
If using 10% as the cutoff line, basically every layout TKL or smaller requires it.

 

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I was expecting this to flop due to the light spring weight; however, it seems like there's enough demand to make it happen.
Currently looking into getting this to happen (if possible).

 

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Similar results to the switch.
Currently planning on doing a small batch of something cheap, along with producing a batch of stickers to throw into orders.

 

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This one had quite some variation. For privacy reasons, I'll refrain from posting the exact responses, but I'll respond to general categories.

  • More keysets aside from Japanese: I've considered it, and made one partially. A few aspects have kept me from pushing forth, such as not being satisfied with the overall look after throwing the legends together.

  • Alps: As much as I like them, their demand gets lower year to year due to diminishing supplies of switches and caps. I'm not sure if I can justify a full-alps option beyond the Lunar series and similar.

  • Unorthodox layouts: I'll be looking into unusual designs and key layouts in the near future. That being said, it is difficult to create layouts that are "better" than the tried and true options.