On 02/16/2013 09:01 PM, Simon Wise wrote:
I like keyboard shortcuts. My employer uses Windows XP. I've been known
to work almost all day without touching the mouse even once ... The
problem with CLI's is finding out the words to type ... GUI menus at
least give you some guidance when looking for the words.
One thing I noticed just a few days ago while updating my wife's netbook
(it runs Ubuntu 12.04LTS). I mistyped a CLI command, and Ubuntu
obligingly came up with a list of suggestions for what I was looking for.
> ... words are just my preferred way of working, they seem less cryptic
Oh, I do business using words. And graphics. And sound. But remembering
specific words to the degree of detail needed by many command line apps
(how many people even remember all of mplayer's command line options,
let alone their suboptions?) Especially when it's not something I do
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