Virtual QWERTY Keyboards to be used with Fingers...
sean at openmoko.com
Sat Mar 1 09:51:37 CET 2008
On 3/1/08 Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
> On Sat, 01 Mar 2008 08:47:31 +0100 Karsten Ensinger
> <karsten.at.openmoko at onlinehome.de> babbled:
> > > Sorry to jump into the thread this late, but I am wondering
> > > if you already examined the following Wiki-Link?
> > > We had a very extensive discussion about text input running
> > > on the community list several months ago.
> > > Nearly all proposals were documented on the following Wiki:
> > >
> > > http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Wishlist:Text_Input
> > >
> > > My personal favourites are the Quickwriting (there is even
> > > a java demo available) and "another text input" (although
> > > it seems to be another implementation of this more moko-like
> > > implementation: http://www.micropp.se/openmoko/splash.html ).
> > >
> > > If I remember correctly, "all" participants of the discussion
> > > came to the conclusion, that a regular qwerty keyboard is not
> > > sufficient no matter how clever you "pimp" it, due to
> > > restriction of precision of finger typing and lack of screen
> > > space.
> i disagree. reality of the qtopia predictive keyboard and actual use
> of it
> disagrees. talk and theory is fine - actual code that works is
> users of that code are disagreeing.
I have to agree with Raster here. Trolltech did an amazing job on their
QWERTY (onscreen) keypad. I highly recommend you trying it out on the
Neo if you haven't already. Personally, I think it's the best touchpanel
keyboard on the market now. Bar none.
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