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Re: Console on Sourceforge with Cygwin

One Angry User wrote:
On a drizzly Tuesday, the 29th day of August, 2006, Keith Christian's computer deigned to emit the following stream of bytes:

It's hosted on SourceForge, try the latest v2 beta (not demo!)
I just downloaded Console Beta 125 - Sorry, a little dense here, how do
you invoke it from Windows to launch a Cygwin bash shell?  Do you have a
couple of example command lines to use?

Could you provide one example for a user that would start with "Click
Start/Run and type the following command"

Oh, no, it doesn't work like that. Command-line options are for wimps who read manpages! Console uses menus! MENUS, man! Now, there's real configurability!


Command line options are wonderful... for console programs. GUI's are for writing apps such that settings can be discovered /without/ having to resort to the doc. I suppose you think Firefox, Thunderbird, IE, etc. need manpages, and should only be configurable via command-line switches? This means of course that you can't change settings on the fly. That would be too convenient, and WJM after all.

Now where did I put my hippo?

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