Re: dselect survey
On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 11:08:53PM +0100, Florent Rougon wrote:
> I've always thought that people who say they hate dselect (or, worse,
> that dselect is crap) fall into one of the following cases:
> (a) allergic to text-mode interfaces
> (b) type or click without thinking
> (c) haven't used it for more than 5 years (I don't know how dselect was
> before slink)
> (d) didn't bother to read the "dselect for beginners" tutorial or any
> similar introductory document
> (e) have had problems with packages that didn't install, upgrade or
> configure correctly and wrongly blamed dselect for these problems.
> [ Quizz of the day: which cases do you think are the most common? ]
> Once you understand the basics, I find dselect to be a very useful and
> efficient program.
Amen! Well said.
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