[TUHS] The Elements Of Style: UNIX As Literature
lm at mcvoy.com
Fri Nov 6 11:41:09 AEST 2020
That was a good read and a perspective on Unix that I've not seen before.
I sort of fit with the author's view, I like to read and I like to write.
I am much happier typing than clicking.
Don't get me wrong, I live on Linux and it has made some stuff pleasantly
clickable. I use virtual desktops, I have 6 of them. There are xterms
in 5 out of 6, the last one has firefox. I click but I mostly live in
terminal windows. Which are all 80 columns because that's the right
width (I can go on and on about that).
On Fri, Nov 06, 2020 at 12:10:06AM +0200, Tyler Adams wrote:
> Fun read and it's totally wild that people's emotional comfort with *text*
> drives a lot of their love or hate of unix.
Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com http://www.mcvoy.com/lm
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