Tahoe-LAFS featured in “Why the command-line is not usable”

John jschiel at flowtools.net
Wed Apr 8 17:14:43 UTC 2015

Long time lurker on this project and I'm hoping it succeeds.

Hmm, sorry, how can anyone claim to be an "expert" reviewer if you don't 
know how to do command line?

GUI isn't the answer for everything. Just because you don't know how to 
do command line functions doesn't make command line bad.


On 04/08/2015 10:40 AM, Tony Arcieri wrote:
> That looks like a pretty old version of Tahoe. It doesn't even have 
> the redesigned status page I did.
> On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 9:32 AM, Zooko Wilcox-OHearn 
> <zooko at leastauthority.com <mailto:zooko at leastauthority.com>> wrote:
>     Folks:
>     You might be interested in this video in which Gus The Usability
>     Hacker added annotations on top of Taylor's instructional video about
>     how to use Tahoe-LAFS:
>     http://gandre.ws/blog/blog/2015/04/07/why-the-command-line-is-not-usable/
>     Please don't angrily lash out at Gus about this! We asked her to help
>     by telling us her opinion of Tahoe's usability. I hope that we'll get
>     into a virtuous feedback loop with her in which we make more changes
>     to Tahoe (hopefully for the better!) and she gives us more ideas about
>     usability design issues. You folks being polite and encouraging to her
>     would probably help.
>     The bit about Lovecraftian horror is pretty funny.
>     Regards,
>     Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn
>     Founder, CEO, and Customer Support Rep
>     https://LeastAuthority.com — Freedom matters.
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