I remembered this old thread when playing with a perl script for hangman
last night. Notwithstanding the various caveats, here's the thing (rough and
ready, for what it's worth):
To run: http://www.darlington.ie/cgi-bin/keyboard.cgi
To get script: http://www.darlington.ie/keyboard.cgi.txt
On Behalf Of Nick May
> > Can anyone think of a way to create a virtual qwerty keyboard on screen
> > that would use *entirely server side resources*?
> > One would twiddle the pointer knob and click to select the letter one
> > wanted.... a LOT faster than the keypad for typing e-mail in English..
From: Jonathan Shore
> Could have a series of characters as images or text where each character
> would POST to the server indicating the character event and return with
> same page changing the destination text field to include the appended
> This technique would be slow, not to mention expensive due to the
> and html load each time a character is pressed. Think typing with the
> keypad has got to be faster.
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Received on Tue Oct 31 18:31:14 2000