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excerpt Ha ha, I had dreamed up something like this in one of my wilder imaginings, a while ago: A command-line shell at which you can type pipelines, involving some regular CLI commands, but also GUI commands as components, and when the pipeline is run, those GUIs will pop up in the middle of the pipeline, allow you to interact with them, and then any data output from them will go to the next component in the pipeline :) Don't actually know if the idea makes sense or would be useful. on 5/26/2020, 9:40:58 AM