[kde-community] finding a clear vision for KDE - first draft for discussion

Kevin Ottens ervin at kde.org
Tue Feb 9 11:19:54 UTC 2016


Hello,

Sorry, but there was a bait I couldn't resist here. :-)

On Tuesday, 9 February 2016 11:55:35 CET Marco Martin wrote:
> * "makes simple things easy" not sure about that, aren't simple things
> already supposed to be easy? :p (makes doing things easy?)

In fact not, simple things can be terribly difficult to achieve (complexity vs 
difficulty spectrums). I think the proposed phrasing points it out well:
 * simple vs complex;
 * easy vs possible.

That being said, I wonder how many people will fall for it like you did here. 
Most people tend to conflate simple with easy and complex with difficult.

Cheers.
-- 
Kévin Ottens, http://ervin.ipsquad.net

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