[Sugar-devel] Sugar App Launcher
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Sat May 20 08:32:57 EDT 2017
On Sat, May 20, 2017 at 02:06:55PM +0800, Tony Anderson wrote:
> Also not disagreeing. I am curious as to the limitation you see in the direct
> execution model and how what you are doing will improve on it. Gnome is the
> desktop we get with Sugar (13.2.8) but I suspect the command line (subprocess)
> technique would work with xfce and others.
If command-line tools were considered acceptable for use by young learners,
we wouldn't have Sugar in the first place. But they're not. What's more,
command line tools are largely seen as unacceptable for the majority of
computer users, whether young learners or not.
I'm truly befuddled why this is even a question, and I say this as someone
who spends more time than most in a command line.
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