10 sec poll - please reply!

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 20:08:36 CET 2012


On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 5:00 AM, Michael Herrmann
<michael.herrmann at getautoma.com> wrote:
> In our gut feeling, the words apart from `type` that would most normally be used in an everyday conversation to express the three examples I have given in my first mail are:
>         press(CTRL + 'a')
>         enter("Hello World")
>         press(ENTER)

Looks fairly good, except for one possible problem: The verb "enter"
often means "type this, and then press the Enter key". (For instance,
"open up a terminal/shell and enter this command".) Is that likely to
be a point of confusion?

It's plenty plausible either way. I like the multiple-keystrokes version:
>         press(ALT + 'f', 's')
and the split API does make good sense.

ChrisA


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