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Seigo: ending the cults of personality in free software

Seigo: ending the cults of personality in free software

Posted Nov 9, 2012 13:44 UTC (Fri) by kh (subscriber, #19413)
In reply to: Seigo: ending the cults of personality in free software by davide.del.vento
Parent article: Seigo: ending the cults of personality in free software

He has also proven he has good taste when it comes to software aesthetics and usability - that is, besides his usefulness as a developer, he has proven to be a good critic, who consistently and clearly articulates what a majority of "normal" desktop users are likely to want and care about.


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Seigo: ending the cults of personality in free software

Posted Nov 22, 2012 16:16 UTC (Thu) by TRauMa (guest, #16483) [Link]

What? Usability? Because the linux kernel certainly won a whole slew of user interface awards? Or the first versions of git (shudder)?

To this day it puzzles me why anyone took Linus this seriously when he argued about user interfaces. His track record in userspace is, well, mixed, to be polite.

Interfaces

Posted Nov 22, 2012 17:30 UTC (Thu) by man_ls (guest, #15091) [Link]

At least he has userspace interfaces covered.

Seigo: ending the cults of personality in free software

Posted Nov 23, 2012 14:45 UTC (Fri) by kh (subscriber, #19413) [Link]

[quoting] _besides his usefulness as a developer_

I can't decide if you suffer from poor reading comprehension, or if you intended to respond to some other post. (Not that I agree with your conclusions nor assertions in isolation either.)


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