Yet another keypad idea

D. R. Newman d.r.newman at
Sun Sep 9 19:41:07 CEST 2007

Giles Jones wrote:

> Thing is there are 26 characters in the alphabet and 10 digits,
> that's a lot of shapes to remember.

It depends on which alphabet you are using. Even latin1 has more than 36 
characters, as you have to include all the accented combinations in 
Portuguese, French and so on.

We really need an input technique to work with any phonetic alphabet 
(Latin, Arabic, Hindi, Bengali etc.) and another to work with 
shape-based alphabets like Chinese.

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