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markrlondon24-Mar-21 5:17
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Eddy Vluggen24-Mar-21 7:28
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W Balboos, GHB24-Mar-21 7:37
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I skipped Win3 and went from DOS 6.1 (eventually) to WinNT.

You can blame a lot on the platform sources, like MS - but the real blame always falls on developers who think they can be stylish and cute. Beside, they know how it works (more or less) as they made it. Surely the user can see it, too!

I've generally worked on avoiding things I hate in other people's software. Eventually that builds a consensus of what to avoid. One item, fitting into your comments, is that even when I add new features they're fully backward compatible in terms of how they work. They may do more but they don't change how they do it (at least to the user). If a change is really needed, a safe process is to add a new item and slowly replace the old one as the new one becomes established. Presuming the new one is better (or why bother?), acceptance is automatic at that point.

Probably all stuff you consciously or unconsciously practice.

Ravings en masse^
"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." - Albert Einstein
"If you are searching for perfection in others, then you seek disappointment. If you seek perfection in yourself, then you will find failure." - Balboos HaGadol Mar 2010

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