Conventional gooey unwisdom
Posted Jun 8, 2004 12:22 UTC (Tue) by copsewood
Parent article: The Grumpy Editor's guide to terminal emulators
>The conventional wisdom is that, once Linux reaches a true, user-friendly
> paradise state, there will be no need for any command line work at all.
Lol. Anyone who really believes this should try communicating with other people with gesticulations (Gesticular User Interface: GUI) instead of verbs, nouns, adjectives, sentences and punctuation.
A sentence is the smallest coherent unit of verbal meaning. A command is the human machine communication equivalent. Using machines without the power of verbal communication in situations where this can be useful is for dumbing- down merchants and people who want the machines to make their decisions for them.
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