Jacob Tan En

Max typing speed: no significant difference. (YMMV, usually Dvorak at least as fast as Qwerty)

Comfort: Dvorak is much more comfortable.

Sustained typing speed: Dvorak is better due to much lower fatigue / strain.

Which layout should you learn?

Learn both. Dvorak for efficiency, Qwerty for compatibility (e.g. handphone, random computers).

One after another, not simultaneously. Probably Qwerty first.

Cf.

http://www.mit.edu/~jcb/Dvorak/

https://blog.hanschen.org/2010/01/30/dvorak-two-years-later-was-it-worth-it/

My personal speeds:

Dvorak: 110 wpm (10-race average) on typeracer.com

Qwerty: 80 wpm (used to be >100 wpm when active)

Nowadays, using Dvorak exclusively. Qwerty occasionally for fun / convenience in rare situations.

Useful on Windows: Ctrl+Ins for copy, Shift+Ins for paste, Shift+Del for cut.

Bonus: hljk with Vim actually maps nicely on Dvorak.

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