On Screen Keyboard needs work.

Jeremiah Flerchinger jeremiah.flerchinger at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 21:11:10 CEST 2007

Bryce Leo wrote:
> Hey all.
> I've been playing around more and more with the emulated OpenMoko
> environment and I absolutely loath that On screen keyboard.
> 1) There should be a shift key (single tap caps next,double tap for
> caps lock) instead of two different keyboard sets.
> 2) Have a couple of the major/common symbols for text and web browsing
> on as a secondary function to keys.   Examples:   , . ! ? / \ : & @ $
> " '
> Is the treo keyboard design copyrighted, because if not, it's a
> fantastic text input on the run, it's great for web browsing, quick
> emails and sms.
> I think an emoticon menu in there would be pretty nice. Just some 
> simple ones.
> I think the the treo's blackberries and q's out there have the
> keyboard idea pretty much right.
> Anyone have some thoughts?
> Bryce
This is a known issue and mentioned in bug 350 
Daniel Willman is currently working on it.  If I could figure out how to 
get patches to apply to the main apps and compile into the rootfs image, 
I would be tinkering with this as well.

-J Flerchinger

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