Illume multitap keyboard

Michael Lauer mickey at
Tue Aug 5 11:45:26 CEST 2008

Am 05.08.2008 um 09:33 schrieb Simon Kagstrom:
> On Tue, 5 Aug 2008 08:27:19 +1000
> Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at> wrote:
>> as such - with fuzzy matching (dictionary lookup), if you have this:
>> [A B] [C D] [E F]
>> [G H] [I J] [K L]
>> on a touchscreen - it is in fact inferior to:
>> [A] [B] [C] [D] [E] [F]
>> [G] [H] [I] [J] [K] [L]
>> why? well if you press your finger exactly in the middle between A
>> and B - the dictionary lookup (think of it as t-9, but it's not)
>> covers both A and B as possibilities.
> OK, then I had misunderstood how the dictionary lookup really works.  
> In
> that case I agree that the current implementation is better.
> However, is the dictionary-based lookup enabled in the FSO image? I've
> tried the keyboard a bit there, but I don't see the effect described
> above with words in plain english.

I built the milestone at a time where Raster was revamping the  
keyboard, that's why dictionary prediction is not available in illume  
as per FSO milestone2. I'm going to push an updated version into the  
FSO feed, when it's done in Illume.


> // Simon

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