Mike Hall wrote:

> Tyler Zesiger  wrote:
> 
> 
>>My beef is with *nix people who think user-friendliness is a bad thing - 
>>A threat to their way of thinking. It's utter nonsense. 
> 
> 
> You're right, of course.  However, I'd suggest you take the time to read
> "The Art of UNIX Programming" by Eric S. Raymond, which helps explain
> why things are the way they are.  Not to defend the status quo, but to see
> the history and choices made along the way, to see the alternatives which
> didn't last.
> 
> For example, some OSes have a very long-winded command line,
> and thus never developed the utility of UNIX's shell.

I think Unix is my OS of choice for this very reason. I do most 
everything I need through the command line.