keyboard (was Re: 2008.8 raster + zecke, great useability, and remaining flaws)

Yorick Moko yorickmoko at
Tue Aug 26 20:19:13 CEST 2008

On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 7:38 PM, Harald Welte <laforge at> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 06:21:19PM +0200, Daniel Selinger wrote:
>> 3. 2008.8 keyboard
>> This is no issue which hits me because i use rasters image. But i, and
>> i think a lot of other people would love to see the keyboard of rasters
>> image on 2008.8. Either as default or changeable via illume-config. I
>> also would love to have the qerty button visible by default.
> I hope not being recognized as a troll now (my history with the project helps).
> I believe it is almost foolish not to have that keyboard button by default.
> This phone is still something primarily to be used by hardcore geeks, and
> please show me the linux geek who doesn't use the keyboard here or there with
> some application that doesn't hook into the automatically-show-keyboard magic?
> I wish for this kind of question there would be an easy-to-be-configured
> polling mechanism that could be put up at some website.  I think
> there are many of those issues where all kinds of people inside openmoko inc.
> could benefit from a very quick-to-read opinion of their user base without
> reading through tons of threads of discussions that get time-consuming and
> boring over time.
> Just my 2 cents,
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> - Harald Welte <laforge at>         
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I agree

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