||Last time I checked, the "large scale implementation" of Communism, to wit, the Soviet Socialist Republic, had collapsed.
On the other hand, the "large scale implementation" of the Graphical User Interface, as embodied in the Windows, MacOS, OS X, and X Windows interfaces, had far outstripped the CLI for day-to-day use for the vast majority of computer users.
Than again, if you want to equate Communism with the Graphical User Interface, you are, of course, free to do so. Let me know if you need any tin-foil hat-liners. I've got a friend who can get you a great deal.
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