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Re: Server SIG - work areas



Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora leemhuis info> wrote:
> On 01.12.2008 15:02, Dan Horák wrote:
> > [...]
> > Admins corner
> > [...]
> >  - work on the TUI counterparts of GUI system-config-* tools, should go
> > in hand with the backend/frontend separation
> 
> Just thinking aloud: By "TUI" you mean command line apps with a
> interactive, ncurses-like interface?
> 
> Are those really worth the work? I for one (and a lot of other linux
> users I know) either use graphical configuration Tools (with or
> without remote forwarding) or (if there is no graphical environment or
> in scripts) simple command line configuration tools (without an
> interactive interface) -- I doubt a third way in the middle (and a
> second one for text mode configuration) makes much sense. Improving
> some of the command line configuration tools (those without an
> interactive interface) OTOH might.
> 
> But well, maybe that just my odd point of view.

Two odds make an even? ;-)


Fully agree. But please, CLI tools with complete manpages and --help.
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