[openbeos] Re: scheduler/reminder

  • From: "Adi Oanca" <e2joseph@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2003 01:54:55 +0300

From: "François Revol" <revol@xxxxxxx>
> Selon Vassilis Perantzakis <vaspervnp@xxxxxxxx>:
>
> > We shouldn't make another Linux... BeOS is a GUI oriented OS. The
terminal is
> > there because JLG chose to have POSIX compatibility. Maybe not for R1,
but
> > for R1.1 there should be a GUI front-end for every Terminal service. I
like
> > it the hard way too, but I will not convince too many of my friends to
use
> > OBOS if it is not heavily GUI.
> >
> > Vassilis
> >
> BeOS is not about only GUI.
> It's about GUI which makes things easy, but doesn't hide them
> just for the sake of it.

    I disagree here... Hiding some things makes it more easy. Compare GNOME
to KDE for example.

> If you have a look at the Terminal,
> you'll see many things have a CLI counterpart, even the CD
> player. (hint: /bin/play)

    Does Windows have such a thing?

> Dont forget CLI isn't only about geeks who want to make it
> hard.

    :-) Sorry, that the way I see it!

> It's also about scripting...

    Yeah, for lazy programmers! :-)

The RIGHT to go, is not to use scripting, BUT modules! IHO of course.


Adi.



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