[RFC PATCH libinput] Rename scroll_mode to scroll_method
Hans de Goede
hdegoede at redhat.com
Wed Nov 19 01:48:06 PST 2014
On 11/19/2014 03:31 AM, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net>
> would like to get some input from native english speakers here. I was
> writing hooks to use the new scroll method interface and for some reason
> scroll "mode" struck me as the wrong word, with "method" being more
> appropriate to describe how the scrolling is triggered. I didn't pick that
> up on reviewing, only when I started using the hooks.
> fwiw, the definitions of both words:
> a way or manner in which something occurs or is experienced,
> expressed, or done.
> a particular procedure for accomplishing or approaching something,
> especially a systematic or established one.
> funnily enough 'mode' seems the correct word for natural scrolling, so you'd
> set a scroll method and have the natural scroll mode enabled/disabled. which
> sounds right to me but feels like it could be inconsistent too.
> and that's where I need input from someone who knows this stuff better than
I'm not attached to the mode name, method works for me too.
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