GUI automation tool (windows)

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Wed Aug 11 05:12:33 CEST 2010

On 2010-08-10 21:59 , Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
> In message<4c61a4f5$0$5804$426a34cc at>, News123 wrote:
>> On 08/10/2010 12:25 PM, Alex Barna wrote:
>>> On Aug 10, 10:05 am, Lawrence D'Oliveiro
>>>> Can’t understand the point to it. “GUI automation” is a contradiction in
>>>> terms, because a GUI is designed for use by humans to do manual tasks,
>>>> not ones that can be automated.
>>> Automating GUI is for testing.
>> And sometimesfor working around SW, whch has no cli or other interface
>> and should be automated
> Who would design software in such a brain-dead way?

People who are not being paid for a CLI or other interface.

Robert Kern

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