RE: Web site up! (GUI vs. CLI)

Eugene Leitl (
Mon, 5 Jul 1999 18:49:58 -0700 (PDT)

O'Regan, Emlyn writes:

> The idea of going back to the command line OSes of old, fishing out printer
> manuals full of control codes, or poking frequencies into the registers in
> my sound card, or trying to write ping to talk to the net over my modem...
> why not just chop off my hands.

The dichotomy is artificial. I use both GUI and CLI all of the time. They are not mutually exclusive, but complementary.