[FoRK] car & tv internet

paul paul at remsset.com
Wed Mar 9 15:37:27 PST 2011

Lucas Gonze said the following on 3/9/2011 4:05 PM:
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 2:00 PM, paul <paul at remsset.com> wrote:
>> I'm going to show my ignorance.  What is a d-pad?
> The up/down/left/right keys.  "Directional pad".

Oh, duh.  The upside down T of arrow keys on my keyboard.  Call it the 
t-pad and I would have figured it out.

I'm going to blame the new puppy for my lack of grok.  Sleep deprivation 
and all that....

> It's one of those bits of jargon that sticks with you instantly, but
> that everybody has to ask about the first time.
> Anyway, the d-pad turns out to be not has limiting as you'd think if
> you just design around it from the very beginning.  What you can't do
> is retrofit a normal app.


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