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The Elements Of Style: UNIX As Literature
« on: March 29, 2023, 05:06:17 AM »

http://xahlee.info/UnixResource_dir/writ/the_elements_of_style_unix_as_literature.html

while reading the above link
this  particularly apt sentence
>the UNIX core subverts them
 ;D motivated me to post hear  ;)


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You might argue that UNIX is as visually oriented as other OSs.
Modern UNIX offerings certainly have their fair share of GUI-based OS interfaces.
In practice though,
the UNIX core subverts them;
they end up serving UNIX's tradition of word culture,
not replacing it.

a sentiment that is (imho) reminiscent of certain minimal distro toolkit  8)