Re: [dev] Not Using a Window Manager?

From: Rob <>
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2011 22:45:06 +0000

> Rob,
> Without a real context it is difficult to measure if lack-of-configuration
> is laziness on the programmers part, or the genius of simplicity. Simplicity
> indicates a programmer who anticipate the needs of the user in such a way
> that it removes their constraints and increases performance to achieve their
> goal. If the programmer only narrowly understands the needs of the tool they
> are creating and is rebelling against their users because of how difficult
> it is to achieve in their chosen programming paradigm, it is laziness and
> annoying to users. I've seen both, I think most of us here have.

Yeah, I guess. What I was getting at is adding too much configuration,
really, just wanted to exaggerate my point.
Received on Wed Mar 02 2011 - 23:45:06 CET

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