GTA03 Touchscreen Capacitive (was Re: OT: iPhone howto)
Rui Miguel Silva Seabra
rms at 1407.org
Thu Feb 26 08:33:53 CET 2009
On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 02:03:13PM +0700, Sean McNeil wrote:
> Matthias Apitz wrote:
> > El día Wednesday, February 25, 2009 a las 06:36:31PM +0100, Yorick Moko escribió:
> >> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Touchscreen#Resistive
> >> vs
> >> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Touchscreen#Capacitive
> > Thanks;
> > But: Do we really want a GTA03 which can't be managed with a stylus pen?
> > I can't imagine a 'Terminal' like keyboard (i.e. one having all keys
> > like the actual Om2008.9 'Terminal', including Shift, SHift-Lock, ...)
> > and using it with my finger tips; how should this work? Where this idea,
> > GTA03 with Capacitive, comes from? :-((
> > matthias
> What do you mean? You can get a stylus that works with capacitive touch
You call that a stylus????? Scroll a little further down the page for
some _real_ stylus examples. :)
That thing is HUGE and uneeded. If you need something just as big, then
you're ok with using the finger (unless you sweat a lot).
> Just about all phone manufacturers are going to capacitive screens as
> they virtually eliminate accidental touches in something like a purse or
They also eliminate precision.
> How a keyboard works with the iPhone is it expands a key on touch, lets
> you slide your finger if you missed the right one, then types in when
> you release.
Which is freakishy horrible in my experience.
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