Virtual QWERTY Keyboards to be used with Fingers...

Karsten Ensinger at
Sat Mar 1 10:15:52 CET 2008

Sean Moss-Pultz wrote:
> On 3/1/08 Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
>> On Sat, 01 Mar 2008 08:47:31 +0100 Karsten Ensinger
>> < at> babbled:
>> > > If I remember correctly, "all" participants of the discussion
>> > > came to the conclusion, that a regular qwerty keyboard is not
>> > > sufficient no matter how clever you "pimp" it, due to
>> > > restriction of precision of finger typing and lack of screen
>> > > space.
>> i disagree. reality of the qtopia predictive keyboard and actual use 
>> of it
>> disagrees. talk and theory is fine - actual code that works is 
>> disagreeing.
>> users of that code are disagreeing.
> I have to agree with Raster here. Trolltech did an amazing job on their 
> QWERTY (onscreen) keypad. I highly recommend you trying it out on the 
> Neo if you haven't already. Personally, I think it's the best touchpanel 
> keyboard on the market now. Bar none.
> Sean

I am afraid, I have to admit that I have NOT tried the Trolltech stuff
at all. Maybe because I thought I would deceive the openmoko movement
by trying "other" stuff on the Neo. ;-)
I will give it a try until next weekend and will change my mind if
it is as cool as you claim.


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