Default/editable string to raw_input

Sion Arrowsmith siona at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Thu Mar 23 15:31:54 CET 2006


Sybren Stuvel  <sybrenUSE at YOURthirdtower.com.imagination> wrote:
>Paraic Gallagher enlightened us with:
>> While I agree in principal to your opinion, the idea is that an
>> absolute moron would be able to configure a testcell with smallest
>> amount of effort possible.
>Then explain to me why learning how to use your program to edit the
>file is easier than using an already familiar program.

You're assuming that the tester is already familiar with a text
editor. And then they would have to learn the syntax of the
configuration file, and the parameters available. A point-and-
drool interface requires no such learning.

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