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A big problem for me is that every time I drop into the shell, I'm in the shell. And I hate the shell like I hate nothing short of, I don't know, Nazi zombie robots. I've been using Unix or a derivate for more than twenty years and I have never lost my loathing for the shell.

And don't even get me started about C the language. It makes me want to go find Ritchie and punch him in the junk.

Why is rsync not a binary linked to a useful librsync? Why STILL TO THIS DAY a grep/egrep difference? And why did Apple integrate Interface Builder -- their best piece of software, IMO -- into Xcode?

Let's not even get into Google.

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