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Qualified opinions

Qualified opinions

Posted Nov 9, 2012 1:08 UTC (Fri) by daniels (subscriber, #16193)
In reply to: Qualified opinions by man_ls
Parent article: Seigo: ending the cults of personality in free software

> Not to trivialize your post, but there is a proverb that says: "make your product easy to use for idiots, and soon only idiots will use it". Remember proverbs, those things that existed before memes; they all have some truth in them.

'Make your product easy to use for idiots, and soon only idiots will use it.'

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'Make your product pointlessly frustrating to use, and soon only three people on LWN will use it.' - Stone's Corollary


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Posted Nov 9, 2012 1:39 UTC (Fri) by jspaleta (subscriber, #50639) [Link]

I'm pretty sure I've got software I'm actively hacking on in-house right now that breaks Stone's Corollary. In that no other LWN reader would choose to use it.

-jef


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