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Re: Total recall undo and redo!



Porttikiven Anssi <anssi.porttikivi@research.nokia.com> writes:
| While I am at it, how about this: a keyboard driver which can recall any
| previous "word" or a "phrase" by the user typing its first characters,
| across user sessions?

It's been done.  Darragh's "rk" builds a trie of events, and predicts
your next keystroke.  Remarkably effective.  The (somewhat crufty) code
used to be available by anon-ftp.

The reactive keyboard
Darragh, John J.
    The reactive keyboard. / John J. Darragh, Ian H. Witten. Cambridge
  [England]; New York, NY, USA, Cambridge University Press, 1992.
    xi, 186 p. ill. 26 cm.
    Series: Cambridge series on human-computer interaction, 5.
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-181) and index.
    1. Human-computer interaction. 2. Electronic data processing -- 
  Keyboarding.
 Call#: QA76.9.H85D37 1992