[wp-hackers] The next release.
jp at jefte.net
Mon Oct 24 21:45:58 GMT 2005
"I wouldn't say they're all happy. I would also say that it's pretty
widely regarded that especially in open source the most vocal people
aren't always representative of most users (though sometimes they are).
However I wouldn't use that as a blanket dismissal of everyone who
complains, that'd be silly."
You have and do.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Mullenweg" <m at mullenweg.com>
To: <wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com>
Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2005 2:37 PM
Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] The next release.
> Mike Little wrote:
>> It appears that the devs aren't interested in what the element of the
>> community that complains have to say.
> That's not true.
>> They will always argue that the
>> silent majority must be happy otherwise they'd be complaining.
>> They will argue that all the WordPress.com users (and there are
>> probably 1000's now) are happy.
> I wouldn't say they're all happy. I would also say that it's pretty
> widely regarded that especially in open source the most vocal people
> aren't always representative of most users (though sometimes they are).
> However I wouldn't use that as a blanket dismissal of everyone who
> complains, that'd be silly.
> What's nice about WordPress.com, and why I think it's going to have a
> major impact on the usability of WP, is:
> * We can observe what people DO in addition to what they say
> * The users tend to be less savvy
> * It's very easy to provide instant feedback
>> Maybe there will be a fork of the code which replaces the old
>> interface. With any luck it may even be doable as a plugin.
> If it's not doable as a plugin, I'd welcome any submissions to extend
> the hooks to make it possible.
> Matt Mullenweg
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