Two finger input methods (PyGTK demos)

pHilipp Zabel philipp.zabel at
Mon Sep 3 08:52:45 CEST 2007

On 9/3/07, Henryk Plötz <henryk at> wrote:
> Moin,
> Am Thu, 30 Aug 2007 20:12:00 +0200 schrieb Lars Hallberg:
> > Both demos can easily be adjusted between 3x4 to 3x6 keys to test the
> > feel. I don't know hove easy it is to get a PyGTK demo running on the
> > phone... and they probably perform horribly. But I would be grateful
> > for any report on hove easy the keys and strokes are to hit.
> Hmm, I just ran it on a Neo and seems to work okay. The biggest problem
> is that switching to the second set of displayed keys is awfully slow.
> Apart from that it's only missing some optimizations of the layout.
> (For example: Backspace absolutely needs to be a main key. Nobody needs
> "^" as a main key.)
> In order to run it on a Neo you need to install python-pygtk,
> python-pygobject (might need ipkg install -force-overwrite since it
> pulls in libc6-dev, but that's another story) and python-pycairo.

The python-pygtk package should now depend on -pygobject and -pycairo
and I moved the .pc file out of python-pygobject, so it shouldn't depend
on libglib-2.0-dev anymore. Could you rebuild and test those three packages,


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