Today I noticed, that in the past decades, until today, I never typed § (Shift+3) even once in my life intentionally as part of a sentence. However @ (Alt Gr+q) and € (Alt Gr+E) I need fairly often in comparison.
Now I'm wondering why that rather special character was placed so prominently, while useful common characters are made difficult to access. I first thought it may be a legacy of typewriters, but the QWERTY layout features @ rather prominently on the number row and doesn't have § on there.
Not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but I couldn't think of a better one.