Terminal for ASU

Al Johnson openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk
Mon Jul 21 23:32:47 CEST 2008

On Monday 21 July 2008, Carsten Haitzler wrote:
> the problem is the designers decided that ASU is not to have any manual
> keyboard toggle button because it will disturb the design and/or confuse
> users, so all apps and toolkits need modification to talk a "protocol" to
> bring up the keyboard on demand (no manual controls). that is why you need
> to do this. personally i think you need a manual control because, as such,
> many apps and toolkits will not be changed, or they will get it wrong and
> give you a keyboard when you don't want one, or decide not to give you one
> when you do... but that's not my call.

The designers' idea is great, but in practise I suspect you're right. Please 
can we at least have a manual override as a configure option, even if it's 
not on by default? 

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