Yet another finger keybord (gui mock-up).

Giles Jones giles.jones at
Mon Aug 27 03:14:35 CEST 2007

On 27 Aug 2007, at 01:39, Richard Reichenbacher wrote:

> Well if this phone is going to make some kind of impact on the  
> cellular
> industry it needs to offer simple and easy to use text input primarily
> intended for sms, adding contacts, etc.  Coders are in the minority  
> here.
> 90% of the time you're not going to be programming for the phone  
> anyways,
> you're going to be texting or adding tasks and contacts.

I think a minute rule applies, if someone who's used a smartphone  
before can pick up a phone using openmoko and use the basic features  
in under a minute then it's all pretty well designed and logical

Obviously people who are used to awful interfaces like UIQ might  
struggle at first :)

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