[sanniolug] spray on usability

  • From: stcigwn02@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • To: sanniolug@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2004 10:35:21 +0200

If there's a glib, nutshell synopsis for why
Linux desktop software tends to suck, it's
this: Raymond and his ilk have no respect for
anyone but themselves.

They have no respect for the fact that UI
design is a special talent.

They have no respect for the fact the good UI
design requires a tremendous amount of time
and effort.

And, most importantly, they have no respect
at all for real users. The idea that GUI
software needs to be designed for "dumb
users" ? which is Raymond's own term, and an
indication of what he really means when he
refers to dear old A.T. ? is completely

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