Progaramming: how to add a gui front end to a CL command?

Michael T. Richter ttmrichter at
Wed Aug 8 01:26:56 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-07-08 at 21:48 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:

> Now I
> feel like I need to write an introspective front end that can figure out
> what command line arguments a program takes, and present them in a GUI...

That would be a fun tool just for the sake of perversity!

Michael T. Richter <ttmrichter at> (GoogleTalk:
ttmrichter at
I'm not schooled in the science of human factors, but I suspect surprise
is not an element of a robust user interface. (Chip Rosenthal)
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