Re: Virtual Keyboard

On Fri, 2012-05-04 at 12:26 -0700, kenton wilson gmail com wrote:
> On Thu, 03 May 2012 11:11:02 +0200, Murray Cumming
> <murrayc murrayc com> wrote:
> > but that will be the least of your
> >problems compared to trying to use an alternative virtual keyboard, and
> >Qt will not leak into your application code.
> Jens / Murray... Thanks for the pointers to the Maliit project web
> page. It looks like a very nice virtual keyboard. However, any
> dependency on Qt would be a problem for us. I guess I am very
> surprised that Gtk(mm) does not have a virtual keyboard widget of it's
> own (I'm not counting GOK). Perhaps there is a good reason for this.
> If someone would like to provide some additional insight please do so.

1. Projects whose reason for existence is the toolkit that they are
based on generally fail because they don't have a good reason to exist.
2. Creating a really usable and capable virtual keyboard is a huge task
so we are lucky that there is one project that's good enough.

murrayc murrayc com

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