[ardour-dev] File Extensions and Preprocessor stuff

torbenh at gmx.de torbenh at gmx.de
Mon May 7 13:51:00 PDT 2007

On Wed, May 02, 2007 at 05:32:47PM +0200, Marc-Olivier Barre wrote:
> On 5/2/07, John Emmas <johne53 at tiscali.co.uk> wrote:
> > In my short time using Linux I've come to realise that for the Linux
> > diehard, anything that smells even faintly of Windows is like a red rag to a
> > bull.  Nevertheless, the world is a colourful place and I just don't see the
> > sense of trying to view it in black & white.  Personally I gave up using
> > command lines about 15 years ago but if others still want to program that
> > way, it's up to them.
> I love GUIs, I'm a big I-Candy geek, I like to see a lot of things
> work with my mouse. Moreover I'm not such a good dev, and even worse,
> not a good emacs/vim user.
> But yet, I find it a lot more productive to work with a command line
> for 90% of the non audio work I do on my station. Same goes when I
> work on administering unix systems at work.
> Now let's face something. Windows has no command line. I don't see why
> windows users would see the advantage of command line tools compared
> to nice and shiny GUIs. You say that "anything that smells even
> faintly of Windows is like a red rag". I don't agree. I would say that
> when something is related to windows, no one talks of anything but
> GUIs because there's nothing else (usable at least). In the unix
> world, there's both.

www.cygwin.com   ----  kernels dont matter.

oh well... for me this boils down to the only question: vi, or no vi ?

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