NY Times: Palm Changes System for Handwriting Input

My spin: I didn’t find Graffiti that hard to use and look forward to easily learning Jot as I purchase my third PDA. (but I’ll probably by an older model like a Handspring Treo or Palm M515 – these units will still use Graffiti.
Article Snip: PERHAPS recognizing the handwriting on the wall, Palm Inc. is changing the handwriting input component of its Palm operating system for hand-held organizers.
Palm said this week that its PalmSource software division would drop the Graffiti handwriting recognition software built into Palm OS and switch to Jot, a program from the Communication Intelligence Corporation. Palm said that Jot was more intuitive than Graffiti because it allowed the use of conventional handwriting for entering letters into hand-held devices. (full story)

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