CLI Roadmap

Rodrick Brown rodrick.brown at gmail.com
Sun Oct 14 17:55:11 UTC 2012


On Oct 14, 2012, at 1:42 PM, Kasper Adel <karim.adel at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I have never used any CLI other than Cisco so i am curious what useful and
> creative knobs and bolts are available for other network appliance Vendors.

Eh??

>
> I guess what makes *NIX CLI/Shell so superior is that you can advanced
> stuff from the CLI using sed, awk and all the great tools there so maybe
> this is also one thing missing.

Unix philosophy says a program should do only one thing and do it
well. The Unix shell/CLI allows one to solve problems by sewing
together a sequence of small, specialized programs by piping the
output of a simple shell command to another shell command to solve
problems.

>
> Regards,
> Kim



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