Alternate Keyboard(s) on 2008.8
plr at udgaard.com
Fri Aug 8 23:11:38 CEST 2008
Could we please also get a qwerty keyboard on the GTA01? I don't have a
I complained when it was changed, but it didn't seem to matter to the
people making the general releases.
And when given the choice of a qwerty keyboard, shouldn't international
characters be of some priority?
Yorick Moko wrote:
> 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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