Alternate Keyboard(s) on 2008.8
yorickmoko at gmail.com
Fri Aug 8 23:00:46 CEST 2008
On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 10:22 PM, Dale Maggee <antisol at internode.on.net> wrote:
> 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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