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Subject:Re: word of the day From:Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Thu, 3 Dec 2009 16:04:49 -0800
"Interactive shell"? A shell is by definition interactive, no?
On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 3:42 PM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:
> So back to your original question. Thanks Mike for linking to the page
> on interactive shells. I was wondering how to write something like
> this in *nix. In addition to "interactive shell", I guess you could
> also call it a text-based (as opposed to a web-based) menu interface.
> However, for the purpose of documenting the interface, I would just
> state that the system waits for input when a command is chosen. I'd
> follow with "acceptable parameters include"... and the like.
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