- CLARITY OF TERMINOLOGY AND DOCUMENTATION
Re: CLARITY OF TERMINOLOGY AND DOCUMENTATION
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I would agree with just "commands", or "input commands."
Devin Pratersent from Gmail.
On Sat, Feb 16, 2019 at 5:54 AM Ian Westerland <iwesterl@...
Another way around the issue might be to define what the word means in
context so "gesture" could be used within the contextual definition.
Just a thought.
On 2/16/2019 10:51 PM, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:
> Yes we need a whole new word or phrase.
> How about user input schemes or something like that?
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>> The underlying explanation of what input gestures are is excellent and
>> understandable; however, for me, the issue isn't semantics per se but
>> if the
>> top-level description isn't immediately obvious to the end-user, it has
>> failed in some way. In this case, the word gesture implies touch screens
>> and, so, discouraged me from finding the time to delve into an area
>> which I
>> thought wasn't relevant to me. A personal failing I admit but we all
>> demands upon our time so if we can weed out what we think are unnecessary
>> diversions, it's often the pragmatic way to go!
>> I accept that this whole area is a minefield as you can please some of
>> people, some of the time, etc, etc, etc!
>> Good luck!
>> Richard Bartholomew
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