Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 25th Oct 2012 14:52 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless When Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone, one of its most prominent and most controversial features was the on-screen keyboard. In as world dominated by devices with physical keyboards, it was seen as a joke, something that could never work. We know better by now, of course, but while I still prefer the physical feel and clicks of a real keyboard, a recent new endeavour of mine has made me appreciate the on-screen keyboard in a whole new way.
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RE: What about Turkish?
by IndigoJo on Sun 28th Oct 2012 15:13 UTC in reply to "What about Turkish?"
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The letter C in Turkish is pronounced like the English J, or the Arabic Jeem (or CH if it's got a cedilla, which in Persian is like Jeem but with three dots instead of one). The J is equivalent to ZH (i.e. the S in "television"). So the letter C is in the right place in Turkish, both from a Roman and Arabic point of view.

There are several non-Indo-European languages closer to Thom's home than Turkish, though: Basque and Hungarian. (And Finnish, and Estonian.) But I think he wanted something with another alphabet.

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