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Monday, January 13th, 2003
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Read on slashdot that palm is dumping graffiti. How annoying. I especially like the slashdot comments that say "I used graffiti for ten minutes once and it was TEH HARD TO USE".

I used it for >4 YEARS and it's fast and extremely accurate! I took a whole lot of notes in high school on my palm pro, and later palm Vx, because we couldn't use laptops. I'd say it's something like 80% as fast as writing on paper. But unlike writing on paper, other humans and machines can read it :P

I expect that if palm ever convinces me to replace my Vx, there will be a 3rd party hack to do graffiti.
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[User Picture]From: nonexistent
2003-01-14 06:12 am (UTC)
What are they going to replace it with?

I'm not really concerned with this; usually when I write on my Palm, it's with my portable keyboard. =)
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[User Picture]From: kvance
2003-01-14 12:01 pm (UTC)
I think it's the same thing that WinCE devices use. The characters aren't all unistroke.
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[User Picture]From: bride
2003-01-14 12:10 pm (UTC)
Isn't Palm doing this new "jot" thing?
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[User Picture]From: kvance
2003-01-14 01:10 pm (UTC)
Yeah, that's the one. It's what all PocketPCs use, IIRC.
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[User Picture]From: bride
2003-01-14 01:26 pm (UTC)


Is it different enough from Graffiti that there will still be a third party hack?
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