[mythtv] Proposed MythMusic Interface Improvements
ziplux at comcast.net
Wed May 5 23:11:42 EDT 2004
The ATI Remote Wonder has the letters printed above the numbers too.
From: mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org
[mailto:mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org]On Behalf Of Simon Kenyon
Sent: Tuesday, May 04, 2004 2:08 PM
To: Development of mythtv
Subject: Re: [mythtv] Proposed MythMusic Interface Improvements
On Tuesday 04 May 2004 14:40, Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
> I've always thought that something like this (text entry via numeric pad
> in general, not just T-9) was a great idea except for one thing... cell
> phones have the alphabet characters printed below the number keys.
> Remote controls generally don't. I find it more cumbersome to have to
> remember what number corresponds to "G" than to pull out my wireless
> keyboard and just type the bloody letter. Maybe this isn't so much of
> a problem among those who use cell-phone text messaging frequently. I
> understand text-messaging via cell phone has caught on quite a bit more
> in Europe and Asia than it has here in the U.S.
> That's not to say I'm not in favor of an interface like this... I just
> think it would be infinitely more useful if, when you started 'typing'
> in a text-entry field, a helper image of a telephone-style keymap
> popped up to assist you.
for what it is worth, the 350 remote *has* the letters printed above the
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