[TUHS] A/UX [was Linux is on-topic]
dave at horsfall.org
Sat Aug 1 09:02:27 AEST 2020
On Mon, 20 Jul 2020, John Cowan wrote:
> I remember reading about something like that, though it's not connected
> in my mind with A/UX. What I do remember is that you had to type "Ls"
> to pop up the options window: After all, most of the time you don't
> *want* options for "ls". On a text terminal, the top half of the
> screen became the options window; its scrolling content was restored
> when the window was dismissed.
I'm glad that it was sort of optional, otherwise it would annoy the hell
out of me.
SMIT was quite nice although; although it was a GUI (which I loathe), at
least it displayed the command that was run as a result (which was just as
well!) so you could type it yourself if you liked.
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