Tips for installing windows and freeBSD both.. anyone??

Bruce Cran bruce at
Wed Nov 10 18:09:19 UTC 2010

On Wed, 10 Nov 2010 09:57:17 -0800
Chip Camden <sterling at> wrote:

> However, for automating repeated tasks (as distinguished from running
> automated tests of the GUI itself), scripting a GUI is the wrong way
> to do it.  It's layering on an entirely unnecessary layer of
> abstraction (the UI), and then working around it.

This is why at least on Windows there's often a C/COM/.NET API that
allows the same level of control that the GUI provides, so that
customers can automate tasks.

Bruce Cran

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