"Insert" Button in UI

Dave Mitzman mitzman at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 16:33:43 EDT 2007

I use the trackpad but it's not my favorite method of mouse pointing. I find
that my wrist leans against it and jumps the cursor around way too much.  I
just hook up a mouse when I'm using it on a flat surface.

On 8/22/07, Ethan Blanton <elb at pidgin.im> wrote:
> 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.
> Ethan
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