[via Slashdot] yet another alternative text input subject : Five finger keyboards

Ian Stirling OpenMoko at mauve.plus.com
Tue Jul 24 15:10:54 CEST 2007

Giles Jones wrote:
> Florent THIERY <fthiery at gmail.com> wrote :
>>Interesting blog post when you consider the custom cases possibility:
> Always better sticking with the convention 0-9 abc def type keyboard. Anything unconventional will split people 50:50, half will love it (mostly geeks), half won't.
> Besides, typing numbers by holding down multiple keys just seems silly.
> KISS = Keep it simple stupid.
> I'd much sooner see OLED buttons where the text can change to suit the task.

Those are quite expensive per.

I've used a chording keyboard.
I found it hard to get >6WPM
(Microwriter Agenda)

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