Missing choice of keyboards in latest build

Nick Guenther kousue at gmail.com
Mon Jan 28 04:05:15 CET 2008

On 1/27/08, Peter Rasmussen <plr at udgaard.com> wrote:
> I down- and uploaded the latest build to my Neo:
> http://buildhost.openmoko.org/daily/neo1973/deploy/glibc/images/neo1973/OpenMoko-openmoko-devel-image-glibc-ipk-P1-Snapshot-20080127-fic-gta01.rootfs.jffs2
> And found that the keyboard layout has changed from a QWERTY keyboard to
> a mobile keypad style keyboard.
> A bad choice if you ask me!
> [...]
> I understand that there is a desire to be able to use the Neo just with
> the fingers, and not be required to use a stylus, but if that was _the_
> requirement I could just get myself a Nokia N95 and be done with it.

And I know lots of people who say that if they *can't* use the Neo
with just their fingers then they are not going near it.
The argument works both ways.

QTopia has both a tiny QWERTY and a finger-tappy keyboard. The user
can switch between them as needed. That's probably the best solution.


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