Text input, OpenMoko and Tengo

Ulrik Rasmussen openmoko at hwiz.dk
Sat Jan 20 15:48:22 CET 2007

That is patented? But how? It's basically a rearrangement of the buttons used 
on a regular cell phone.
Unless there's some feature that I've missed, then I can't see how this could 
be innovative enough to deserve a patent.


On Saturday 20 January 2007 13:44, Renaissance Man wrote:
> Would I be right in assuming we won't see anything like Tengo-type
> free software text input on OpenMoko, being that it's patented?
> http://www.tengo.net/
> I'm also assuming that getting Tengo to add support for OpenMoko is a
> trivial matter. But would be nice to have a freedom software version.
> Renaissance Man

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