Linked by David Adams on Fri 5th Aug 2011 17:42 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces Since we're on a CLI kick today, here's an "attempt at presenting some of the most important guidelines for CLI design."
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RE[2]: Gawd awful guidelines ...
by foregam on Sun 7th Aug 2011 17:54 UTC in reply to "RE: Gawd awful guidelines ..."
foregam
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2010-11-17

I wouldn't call it pleasure. It's more consistent, yes (e.g. only one way to pass options) but highly unorthogonal too. SET and SHOW are the best examples — it's the same old idea "let's make it feel like English" that begat COBOL.

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