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You present a false argument. I have never "needed" nor used less, ever, and I suffered no concussion. Imagine having just one tool; you had better like it. If you hit upon a time when your chosen tool needs more functionality, that is when you go looking for a different tool. Luckily, that is what makes the Unix ecosystem strong and flexible and personal. All I have been seeing lately the want to dumb things down at the expense of flexibility. I have been building and admin'ing diverse Unix systems (and uVax, Win), well, 1980s forever, on very large and very small sites.

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