Support for Left handers

Giles Jones giles.jones at
Sat Jul 14 19:17:58 CEST 2007

On 14 Jul 2007, at 17:57, Edwin Lock wrote:

> I am left-handed too. And I noticed on my nokia 770 a lot of
> interaction is needed on the right side, not only the scrollbar but
> also the exit button etc. Maybe there would be a way to just turn the
> window around, left side to the right, and vice versa? Should be a
> pretty basic thing to implement, in the framework? Would be very great
> because that may also be another marketing point, openmoko being
> adjusted to left-handers :)

Indeed, many vendors overlook such things. I'm amazed Microsoft did  
too, isn't Bill Gates left handed?

Other things you need to consider is colour blindness, don't rely on  
colour too much to distinguish buttons. These are all basic HCI  
issues, I have an interest in such things.

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