[asterisk-users] asterisk distributions

Andrew Furey andrew.furey at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 18:46:36 CST 2012

On 2 March 2012 01:43, A J Stiles <asterisk_list at earthshod.co.uk> wrote:
> Look, the command line is a fact of life.  Microsoft have spent a fortune
> telling you that you're not smart enough to use it.  You do not have to fall
> for that.  Are you going to sit back and let them call you stupid?
> Think of trying to make yourself understood in a foreign country by pointing
> and gesturing.  There comes a point where you will actually have expended
> *more* effort than if you had just bitten the bullet and learned the language
> in the first place.

My signature is probably applicable here (out of the fortune database)...


Linux supports the notion of a command line or a shell for the same
reason that only children read books with only pictures in them.
Language, be it English or something else, is the only tool flexible
enough to accomplish a sufficiently broad range of tasks.
                          -- Bill Garrett

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