[FoRK] Should Exist: a new UNIX shell

Russell Turpin <deafbox at hotmail.com> on Wed Jun 6 09:14:10 PDT 2007

Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org>, writing about all-inclusive DEs:
>But the downside is that you're largely locked into that environment;  
>dealing with "the outside world" is higher-
>impedance than dealing with in-environment tools;  and extracting your 
>stuff / sharing it with others is somewhat more tedious, as the environment 
>*is* the  application.

And dealing with "the outside world" is a large part of why
a shell is so important.

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