bob at immure.com
Wed Sep 17 13:47:48 PDT 2003
On Wed, Sep 17, 2003 at 01:36:08PM -0700, Gary W. Swearingen wrote:
> Bob Willcox <bob at immure.com> writes:
> > Well, I, for one, hardly think it would be worth it to attempt to make
> > the shell smart enough to detect this kind of "ignorant expert" error.
> I was referring to software with "metadata" features, so a shell would
> need to be very little smarter and be able to get it right every time
> and be able to easily give poor dumb users some decent error messages.
Okay, but it still doesn't seem worth it to me. Most "poor dumb users"
that I know stick with Windows anyway. :-( They don't do anything at
a command line level.
Bob Willcox "You can't have everything. Where would you put it?"
bob at immure.com -- Steven Wright
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