[PD] [hid] users poll

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Fri Jun 24 23:37:02 CEST 2005

On Fri, 24 Jun 2005, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:

> for me, the biggest problem with people who are concerned about 
> "usability" is, that they often tend to know best what is "usable" while 
> ignoring my comments as being nerdish tech talk, not relevant to such 
> discussion, but cynical at best. of course this hurts my ego.

The biggest problem with usability is that it's a particularly subjective 
aspect of software. One man's sidekick is another man's hurdle; one man's 
clarity is another man's confusion.

In practice it tends to become political, polarized between two types of 
people: power users versus casual users... or other similar axes of 

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