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Re: OT: Evolution of dialects (was Re: Tirelat and related dialects)

From:taliesin the storyteller <taliesin-conlang@...>
Date:Thursday, September 25, 2008, 21:07
* Benct Philip Jonsson said on 2008-09-25 16:30:11 +0200
> taliesin the storyteller skrev: > >* Benct Philip Jonsson said on 2008-09-25 15:47:09 +0200 > > > On 2008-09-25 Benct Philip Jonsson wrote: > > > Stupid T9! > > > > You wrote all that on a cellphone? I'm no fast with T9 at > > all, even using both thumbs. > > I wrote half of it on my new Nokia N82 (not that NEW, but a > bargain price!), sent it to my own mail account, then wrote > the rest on my Acer and sent it off to the list from there...
Ah, so not a super-phone with a huge screen. The longer the message, the more I am in need of a large (tall) screen and possibilities to scroll easily... not to mention a keyboard.
> T9, or rather the Nokia phones, have a setting where the words > are guessed instantly as you type them, with a minimum of > extra button pressing required.
Yeah, but my experience is that it guesses wrong, especially on short words like 'et' and 'du' (same two buttons in T9). Though: I thought T9 was tuned to a language? You have a phone with English T9 or is it universal?
> -- I'm lame, remember?
Yup, but you're also still around :) (Continue so, please) t.


Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>