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IIRC, Sean Wrona uses it for any number of capitals, including 1, because hitting keys in order is easier than holding one while pressing others, at least at high speed.
With regard to caps lock vs. shift, I meant exactly what I said there. When typing capital letters, I virtually always use caps lock, not shift (occasionally there are exceptions). I infinitely prefer caps lock to shift for a variety of reasons. I am considerably more accurate with caps lock because when you are holding down the shift key, there are a variety of other things you have to think about that makes typing a capital letter considerably more complicated. Did I press the key hard enough for it to register? Did I make sure to release it immediately before typing the next character? This can be very hard at around 200 wpm (where the vast majority of typos I find are me hitting the space bar one character too early or one character too late). You have to release the shift key at the exact right moment which at my speed can be very difficult since that would be within a tenth of a second or less, and not making an error there is by no means guaranteed (in fact, I frequently do whenever I have to use shift, i.e. characters such as !@#$%^...) Furthermore, I don't like shift because it locks my left pinky into place and therefore forces my left hand to be locked into place. Given my main typing strategy which I detailed above, I like to NOT have a fixed location for either my left or right hand and slightly vary it according to the context of the words. My left hand is not usually fixed near the shift key when I am typing, so holding down the shift key and locking my left hand into a place I would not normally put it would mess me up. For these main reasons, I am much more comfortable using caps lock than shift for any capital letters, but obviously I do use shift for the characters I need to.
i use it for let's say 3 or more capital letters in a row.