On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 12:07:52PM +0200, Neil Jerram wrote: > Hello everyone, this is my first openmoko email, so please be gentle! > > It seems clear to me that the so-called "predictive" keyboard is not > actually predictive at all; it is actually "fuzzy", in terms of how it > maps your stylus or finger position to a set of possible intended > letters. > > In particular, surely this text in the wiki - > > "The word recognition will try to guess the next inputs and displays > the word it thinks you want to write." > > - is just nonsense, isn't it? I've never seen it guess at any letters > beyond those that I've already pressed. > > I'm ready to register and update the wiki to say something closer to > reality - but I just want to check first that I'm not missing or > misunderstanding something.
I actually think of it as "restrictive" instead of "predictive" because it only allows me to write what it thinks I want, and should give up as soon as it couldn't match a word. Having to wait 2s per letter for it to write what I want instead of what it thinks I want sucks :) Rui -- Pzat! Today is Boomtime, the 38th day of Bureaucracy in the YOLD 3174 + No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown + Whatever you do will be insignificant, | but it is very important that you do it -- Gandhi + So let's do it...? _______________________________________________ Openmoko community mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community