Gui vs. cli software

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Mon Nov 15 17:59:53 UTC 2021

The topic of using gui vs. cli came up recently.  My view is the cli allows much more individual control over software functions.  The gui is
oftn limited to what the developer decides is best for you as to function and individual control.  The gui was originally sold as an easier
way to use computers; which meant in practice the developer trying to guess how users might want to use it at the cost of greater individual

Menu driven cli software is the obvious middle ground for ease of learning and using programs, which could easily use mouse input.  The
developer could have a default setup for ease of beginner use.  But it was at the time not the new sexy flash bang eye candy which graphics

 -- ent- XR

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