Re: [dev] suckless distro

From: FRIGN <>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:52:14 +0200

On Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:38:01 -0500
M Farkas-Dyck <> wrote:

> You clearly deem a shell an acceptable technical cost, tho itself not
> a simple program. C compilers and OS kernels are yet other technical
> costs. I use all these programs as they give me a uniform common
> interface to launching and connecting programs, machine code
> generation for various architectures, and the machine itself.
> Losses arise when components cause more grief than they're worth. Make
> itself is easy to build and use. GNU autoshit ain't; its mental costs
> due to nonuniform interfaces and other faults are too great.

The term "mental costs" is a very creative way to describe the issue.
Thanks for expressing it, I couldn't have put it better!



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