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Sun Dec 9 17:34:17 CET 2012</a> :<br>"<i>The UEFI Shell requires n=
o platform-level customization. It requires no drivers beyond those include=
d in the shipping system. This means as the UEFI Shell is used it becomes l=
ess and less likely to be the culprit of bugs introduced as a part of the s=
ystem. It becomes an island of consistency in an ocean of variability.</i>&=

<br>Hmmmm, so the UEFI shell is useful because it is remains stable when ev=
erything underneath it gets switched out for every new piece of hardware it=
 runs on? Gee, that only sounds like every useful OS and shell I've eve=
r heard of. How novel! PI* at it's best, eh?<br>

<br>*PI is EFI lingo for "Platform Innovation"<br><br><div class=
=3D"gmail_quote">On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 9:48 AM, ron minnich <span dir=3D"=
ltr"><<a href=3D"mailto:rminnich at">rminnich at</a>></=
span> wrote:<br>

<blockquote class=3D"gmail_quote" style=3D"border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, =
204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">"The Unified=
 Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Shell is designed<br>
for programmers who are writing automation process software for<br>
computer-based equipment. Traditionally this software was based on<br>
various DOS family operating systems that were popular during the<br>
1980s. While the processes may vary from hardware validation to<br>
software testing to manufacturing, the basics of automation are the<br>
same. The UEFI Shell provides a modern base to the traditional<br>
commands common to any operating system. It does so in many cases in<br>
the words that the programmers speak, even if they at times speak<br>
different languages."<br>
Yep, it's really an operating system now. This is all quite unbelievabl=
e ...<br>
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