[TUHS] Generational development [was Re: Re: Early GUI on Linux]

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Tue Feb 28 06:22:16 AEST 2023

Chet Ramey <chet.ramey at case.edu> wrote:

> On 2/27/23 3:04 PM, arnold at skeeve.com wrote:
> > IMHO the dependence upon IDEs is crippling; they cut & paste to the
> > almost total exclusion of the keyboard, including when shell completion
> > would be faster.
> Don't forget cargo-culting by pasting shell commands they got from the web
> and barely understand, if at all.

Yeah, really.

I do what I can, but it's a very steep uphill battle, as most
don't even understand that they're missing something, or that
they could learn it if they wanted to.

I think I'll stop ranting before I really get going. :-)


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