why tar is strange (was: The REALLY bad thing about Python lists ..)
gmcm at hypernet.com
Sat May 20 05:27:47 CEST 2000
Graham Bleach <itdcgb at its.hants.gov.uk> wrote:
>One of the most interesting ideas I have had recently was
provoked by an
>article I read (I think by one of the leading Gnome developers). He
>that it should indeed be possible to do all that is possible on the
>line in a GUI, with the same flexibility.
Visual query builders are an excellent example of the limits of this
idea. They're great for those not fluent in SQL, but they're a
hindrance to those who are.
Not all algebraic problems can be expressed geometrically.
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