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.