Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 8th Feb 2008 20:46 UTC, submitted by irbis
Graphics, User Interfaces "It's one of the more popular culture wars in the free software community: GUI versus CLI (graphics versus the command-line). Programmers, by selection, inclination, and long experience, understandably are attracted to textual interactions with the computer, but the text interface was imposed originally by technological limitations. The GUI was introduced as a reply to those problems, but has undergone very little evolution from 1973 (when it was invented at Xerox PARC) to today. So why can't we do better than either of these tired old systems?"
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RE[3]: hmmm
by raynevandunem on Sat 9th Feb 2008 06:19 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: hmmm"
raynevandunem
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2006-11-24

You mean XAML?

It says here ( http://www.windows-now.com/blogs/rrelyea/archive/2004/03/31/2893.as... and http://www.simplegeek.com/PermaLink.aspx/b7e02709-0112-4977-9b73-1a... ) that they originally thought of supporting CSS (or CSS-like stuff), but then decided to pull it out for various reasons.

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