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

Chet Ramey chet.ramey at case.edu
Tue Feb 28 06:50:23 AEST 2023

On 2/27/23 3:22 PM, arnold at skeeve.com wrote:
> 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. :-)

Or the horror show that is

wget -O - https://some-random-place/random-script.sh | bash

(or worse, | sudo bash).

Seriously, people, just stop depending so completely on the kindness of

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
		 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet at case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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