Livecode all around the world

Matt Maier blueback09 at
Thu Nov 5 15:41:39 EST 2015

I think there would still be people who want to be able to type "your
synonym here" instead of "sudo." And that would still not help them
understand what sudo does and it would still interfere with any attempt
they make to research or ask for help.

On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 12:09 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobsneidar at>

> I see. Well then, let's toss out all the graphical OS'es ever written and
> go back to command line computing. Is seems the great exiperiment has
> failed.
> Bob S
> On Nov 5, 2015, at 11:25 , Matt Maier <blueback09 at<mailto:
> blueback09 at>> wrote:
> I disagree. All of the responsibility for understanding is on the
> programmer. The hard part is teaching the programmer to understand the
> software. Once that happens the programmer can easily make the software
> understand. The hard part is thinking like software. Giving every single
> student a unique set of symbols that minimizes their personal memorization
> time is small potatoes compared to teaching them what the thing they
> memorized really means.
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