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Top message:  How does QWERTY compare? by jonknee   Aug 22, 2006, 3:12 PM

Replying to:  Re: How does QWERTY compare? DO ANOTHER TEST! by eric Lin   Aug 23, 2006, 1:46 AM

Re: How does QWERTY compare? DO ANOTHER TEST!

by jonknee    Aug 23, 2006, 11:54 AM

No need to find a newbie at QWERTY, I just wanted to see what method you were fastest with. Obviously that's not Fastap. A lot of people seem to think mobile QWERTY is a god send, that it makes things super fast. But I think T9 is actually faster once you learn it (I can touch type with T9 at a pretty good clip). There are less keys and the pattern isn't any more obtuse than QWERTY. But there is a learning curve, which is a tough hurdle for some people to overcome.

Being good at typing on a fullsize QWERTY only helps marginally on a mobile QWERTY. Sure you know where the letters are at, but you only use your thumbs to hit the keys. It's completely different in practice.

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