[geeks] OT Rant: A wish for GUI Telnet
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Thu Jan 30 14:12:37 CST 2003
On Thu, 30 Jan 2003, Brian Dunbar wrote:
> That's what they asked for. GUI telnet.
Give him PuTTY. It does telnet, and it has a GUI.
> "You'd better give me a graphical means of navigating and editing, and it
> can't be that Unix crap, I don't understand that stuff".
Ah, a "duhveloper".
> So, I'm thinking with part of my mind about stuff like ... a GUI CSV, or
> cygwin for X but mostly what I'd like to do is metaphorically sling his
> GUI-self out the window.
Give him a web-clicky tool that looks like it's getting work done, but
actually sends off-color electronic mail messages to HR. Problem solved.
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