Daily Snapshot Review 28 March 2008

Peter Rasmussen plr at udgaard.com
Sun Mar 30 17:25:29 CEST 2008

Another thing that I am looking forward to, is support of more than the 
English alphabet.

Is that a very low priority?


Nick Guenther wrote:
> On 3/30/08, clare <u5618 at perth.dialix.com.au> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>  I have looked at one or two of these lately, and there are changes. For
>>  example someone has been playing about with the keyboard so that
>>  it will do upper and lower case and numbers, but not yet things people
>>  might want like / and control characters.
>>  I am umimpressed, because my current phone actually supplies a qwerty
>>  keyboard for SMS, I have Never had to use that silly thumb typing.
>>  But now there is an even more annoying improvement - when I type 0
>>  into the dialer it gives me a list of all the names in my contacts list
>>  which start with zero. Luckily I have not put in the full list.
>>  Of course if I wanted someone out of contacts I would start there.
>>  I often think that the features in this phone are put there because
>>  someone thought it was a cute idea. It would be nice if the cute ideas
>>  could be saved for later when the basics were solid.
>>  People could then vote on whether the various cute features were worth
>>  having or better still just configure their phone to remove them.
> To me that particular feature is -very useful-. On my Nokia I use that
> to find a contact to call or SMS with two to three clicks; under
> Qtopia to find any contact requires scrolling through a long list
> (much more than two taps!).
> I agree with your general sentiment though.
> -Nick

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