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Sunday June 24, 2007
07:56 AM

tv vs tu

[ #33590 ]

Funny, the T9 for my mobile, in Italian, gives first "tv" (short and common for television) and then "tu" (you). I am aware of the intrinsic difficulties with predicting text and I cannot speak for other T9 implementations/releases nor similar systems. But this particular instance seems... well... as I wrote: funny!

Even more funnily, before terminating this entry, I answered an sms and while composing I noticed that 3-4-6 gives in order: "fin" (beginning of several different and common words including "fine", i.e. "the end", but also "thin" or "purpose": same spelling, different words at all, BTW), "dio" (god) and "ego" : one may even read a hidden message in this. Others would find the issue controversial and blasphemous though.

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    • I knew that! In fact I've been knowing it for huh... let me see... nearly seven years! ;-) Fortunately, I don't use Word... but then I'm slightly envious... who is to offer a ready made LaTeX [] equivalent?

      -- # This prints: Just another Perl hacker, seek DATA,15,0 and print q... ; __END__
      • I’ve been knowing it for huh… let me see… nearly seven years! ;-)

        All you need is to google nyc wingdings []. :-)

        who is to offer a ready made LaTeX [] equivalent?

        Uh, for what exactly?

        • Uh, for what exactly?

          Well for a sort of kiddie pride about being able to do everything that M$ Word can do. Including popular "culture" histerias! :-)

          But seriously, on a second thought I'm beginning to suspect -reading your first reply- that you may have been thinking of me as "seeing a pattern in static", as in "conspiracy" or some such, perhaps due to my use of the adjective "hidden". If that is the case, then that is not the case: yes I agree that we, and specifically I, see those patterns. But I d

          -- # This prints: Just another Perl hacker, seek DATA,15,0 and print q... ; __END__
          • Ah, OK. Yes, I had indeed gotten that impression from your post; however after your comment I figured you were not actually falling into that trap.