Handwriting (was Re: Dual touch display)

Yorick Moko yorickmoko at gmail.com
Sat Jan 17 01:10:38 CET 2009

On Sat, Jan 17, 2009 at 12:45 AM, Robin Paulson <robin.paulson at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> again
> thanks
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handwriting worked in qtopia
never tried it on another distro

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