"Insert" Button in UI

Ethan Blanton elb at pidgin.im
Wed Aug 22 16:25:44 EDT 2007

Daniel Atallah spake unto us the following wisdom:
> I guess we're not going to agree about this :P. I actually much prefer
> the nipple; it is no trackball, but I don't really want to lug around
> an additional pointing device for my laptop.  Accuracy (at least for
> me) is far better and you don't need to take your hands off the
> keyboard to use it.
> My understanding is that it doesn't encourage the most ergonomic usage
> pattern, but the way people use trackpads and mice isn't really any
> better.

Heh, I prefer the trackpad because I don't have to take my hands off
the keyboard, and I can type and point with less adjustment of my
fingers -- I use my thumb for the pad.


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