Subject: Re: [open-source] Sun to start charging for Star Office
To: NetBSD User's Discussion List <>
From: Charles Shannon Hendrix <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/21/2002 22:10:39
On Thu, Mar 21, 2002 at 02:42:19PM -0800, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 21, 2002 at 09:31:00PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>  > do you know any desktop environment allowing to use basic unix mechanism
>  > easily?
>  > 
>  > like pipes at least?!
> Sure, open a shell window and use whatever traditional unix utilities
> that you want.
> Like, duh!

He said allow the desktop to use basic unix mechanism.

I.E. integrate programs the UNIX way with the destkop.

There hasn't been much work in that direction, but it would be interesting
and probably useful.