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Odder  ·  1427 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How the Command Line Became Mainstream Again -- Following: How We Live Online

    Typing magic words instead of scrolling through a menu is just a cosmetic difference.

I think that's the idea, though. Magic words are not as versatile as a true shell, but I think the article is more about how the human interacts with the machine than what's going on under the surface.