The iPad is not designed to be used with a keyboard. But that hasn't stopped moms, businesspeople, and tactile enthusiasts from using one anyway. If you know someone who likes their iPad big and bulky, don't try to convince them that the touchscreen is good enough. They've already made up their mind. What you can do is point them to a better iPad keyboard case. The least crappy QWERTY iPad case is Logitech's Ultrathin Keyboard Case.
If you're not going the separate Apple keyboard route, the Ultrathin is your best choice. The Wirecutter's Seamus Bellamy tried a bunch of cases, and like Logitech's Ultrathin the best. From the review: