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User interface


If, from reading these notes, you conclude that I am off my rocker, you won’t be the first, and you may even be right.

No doubt there is a dozen and one reasons why none of this would ever work, but perhaps somewhere deep down there is a tiny fragment that could be used for something.

Both graphical and console interaction will be offered.

For system maintenance purposes, a practical balance needs to be struck between command-line and visual tools. Where possible, all maintenance tasks should be possible using a high-quality graphical tool, but realistically this unlikely to be achievable even with easy visual application construction. Command-line tools for system maintenance themselves still need to be of a high standard and consistent in design and behaviour, instead of a seemingly random collection of ad hoc programs.