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osOpinion: GUI Tools and Config Files - Two Different Ways of Life

Jan 25, 2000, 04:27 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Wolfgang Scherer)

[ Thanks to Kelly McNeill for this link. ]

"I am not entirely against GUI admin tools in general, however, I think there is a basic discrepancy between the way WinDOS users and *nix users are able to handle things, which leads to some annoying misunderstandings between the two."

"Having quite some years of experience with WinDOS (3.x/NT) and also having spent some time with the Macintosh and the Amiga, I found that the different styles of handling things have their own dynamics leading to very disparate expectations of users in regard to system administration."

"Let's have a closer look on the differences in administrative "Look & Feel" of Linux, WinDOS and MacOS."

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