Alternate Keyboard(s) on 2008.8
antisol at internode.on.net
Fri Aug 8 22:22:05 CEST 2008
This sums my feelings up exactly
Dirk Bergstrom wrote:
> Is is possible to install a different keyboard on 2008.8? If not, I'd
> like to see that as a feature Real Soon Now.
> I find the stock keyboard to be almost totally unusable due to the
> predictive text feature. Even if the predictive stuff was removed, it
> would still be less usable for me than the matchbox qwerty keyboard,
> which had important keys like ctrl, dash, period and return all on the
> same page.
> I will be using the phone with a stylus for most interaction, so I don't
> need a finger-friendly keyboard. It might be nice to occasionally have
> one, but it's a *very* low priority for me.
> I will primarily type in the terminal, the "notes" app, and the browser:
> unix commands, URLs, and notes like book titles, author names, part
> numbers and the like. In other words, almost nothing I type will
> benefit from predictive input (in fact it would be a distinct annoyance).
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