SHIFTy thoughts

Scott Rossi scott at
Mon Oct 11 14:23:37 EDT 2010

Recently, Colin Holgate wrote:

>> Sorry, I'm not following -- the shift state is constantly polled/stored, so
>> why does the script need to care about the state at all?
> He wants to have an action happen when the user presses the shift key. Your
> variable knows whether the shift is down, but his routine would have no idea
> that it has just been pressed.

Ah, I missed the need to act on the press.  You did indeed account for that.

>> Maybe your script is the same idea as mine :-)
> It is, but I sent mine earlier than you, just to disguise the fact that I
> copied you, while the idea was still in your head.

Being that you're on the East coast, you will will always be earlier than
me.  Or is that later?  Hmmmm.....


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX Design

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