Virtual QWERTY Keyboards to be used with Fingers...
sean at openmoko.com
Sun Mar 2 16:52:46 CET 2008
On 3/1/08 Karsten Ensinger wrote:
> Sean Moss-Pultz wrote:
> > On 3/1/08 Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
> >> On Sat, 01 Mar 2008 08:47:31 +0100 Karsten Ensinger
> >> <karsten.at.openmoko at onlinehome.de> 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
> >> 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. ;-)
On the contrary. The Openmoko movement will only be wildly successful if
great stuff is developed by others!
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