Handwriting (was Re: Dual touch display)

Robin Paulson robin.paulson at gmail.com
Sat Jan 17 00:45:47 CET 2009

2009/1/16  <flamma at correo.ugr.es>:
>> Now that you bring it up, I'm wondering why we don't have such an input
>> method
>> yet. It would not need more space than the illume kb we have but would be
>> (at
>> least for human languages I think) much more intuitive than a finger kb
>> with
>> usable, but fairly small buttons.
>> Is handwriting recognition (fairly simple shapes, one could stick to block
>> letters) hard to do?
> Qt Extended has it, works pretty well, and it is open source. Also, I
> think I have seem some handwriting input methods in opkg.org and in the
> wiki, but I haven't tried them.

i've seen a package called qtopia-x11-handwriting, or something
similar, in the 2008.12 repos; i guess this is it? is there any
documentation on how to get it working? i had it installed about 3
flashes ago, but never figured out how to use it, and didn't try it


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