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Comment: Re: Keyboard (Score 1) 216

by Goose In Orbit (#47935187) Attached to: iOS 8 Review

My second biggest annoyance with the keyboard this... ...my biggest stems from my being in the UK - Apple obviously never tried entering a UK post code...

letter
letter
switch to number pad - no long press on the top row that I know of
number
number
space
switch back to number pad - because it's assumed you want a letter next
number
letter
letter

My job (partly) involves testing mobile apps - so I have to go through the registration process a lot... utter pain in the proverbials...

Comment: Re:It was pretty cool in its day (Score 1) 192

by Goose In Orbit (#47518129) Attached to: The Almost Forgotten Story of the Amiga 2000

*whoosh*

Read this part again: "For commercial-level code... fair enough" - I agree with you entirely on that score.

I wasn't talking about that though - the whole point of demos WAS to use as many tricks as possible, to show off to your mates (and the wider world) for a few weeks, until the next bare-metal coder found a way to do something that blew yours away... If it ran on one specific variant only - so be it.

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