Squeak on the Nokia 770 (touches on old iamges, Morphic, SM, wxWidgets, and more!)

Alan Kay alan.kay at squeakland.org
Thu Oct 5 21:19:02 UTC 2006

And, of course, there is the Genie recognizer that Nathaniel wrote, 
which is a much more comprehensive recognizer with many useful tools 
that both Nathaniel and then Ned Konz added.




At 02:04 PM 10/5/2006, Aaron Reichow wrote:
>On Thu, 5 Oct 2006, Gerald Leeb wrote:
> > @Stef: Are there any special benchmark you are interested in? If yes,
> > please send me the code an I will run it for you.
>Could you start by running 0 tinyBenchmarks? That would be helpful.
> > Actually I don't know how to act with a pen only (no 3 button mouse)
> > and with no virtual keyboard yet - can anyone give me a hint?
>As a longtime Squeak PDA user, I've interacted with Squeak in 3 ways:
>1. Using the OS's input methods (virtual keyboard, HWR, etc),
>2. Using a virtual keyboard for Squeak that I wrote, or
>3. Using an updated and modified CharRecog.  CharRecog is a really neat
>character recognition engine that, if memory serves me, Alan himself wrote
>for Squeak.  Unlike Grafiti, you have to train it, it doesn't come with
>any built-in set of gestures.  To use it, I used to define one of the
>hardware buttons on the PDA I was using as the hotkey to start it within
>the text field. I think there is an alt key command that will start it as
>well, but I don't remember what it is. I also added an item to the
>scrollbar menu to start it.  I've written a fair amount of code and text
>with this- once you get it trained up enough, it is pretty useful, and it
>is very responsive.

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