[wp-hackers] The next release.
graeme at samurai.com
Mon Oct 24 22:39:41 GMT 2005
Comments like this are rude and unproductive. Don't make things
personal, and if you're going to criticize someone else's actions, at
least make the effort to provide something constructive.
This debate has already resulted in useful commentary, Owen's plugin,
and the overall improvement of WordPress. You have added nothing.
Jefte Puente wrote:
> "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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