point-and-drool interface

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point-and-drool interface definition

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(Or "point-and-grunt interface") A parody of "point-and-shoot interface", describing a windows, icons, and mouse-based (WIMP) graphical user interface. The implication, of course, is that such an interface is only suitable for idiots.
See for the rest of us, WIMP, drool-proof paper.
[Jargon File]
(2000-08-08)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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