Fare Rideau rideau@ens.fr
Wed, 7 May 1997 14:15:47 +0200 (MET DST)

>: William A. Barnett

Dear William,

> Take a quick look at Interlisp...
> DWIM is built into every executive (aka Listener).
Is there any free InterLisp available for PCs or Sparcs?

> This is not a new idea ;'>
No one here pretended it was!
I argued that though unconstrained DWIM is a bad idea,
as experience showed (BTW, is there a repository of DWIMish experience?)
it can be made a Good Thing,
if only it is guarded with customizability and reversibility.