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From Miles Fidelman <>
Subject Re: website & jira
Date Tue, 17 Apr 2012 17:13:57 GMT
Dirkjan Ochtman wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 16:27, Miles Fidelman
> <>  wrote:
>> With all due respect and appreciation for your efforts.... marketing is one
>> thing, utility is another.  While there's value to marketing, (IMHO) utility
>> counts more.  We're not talking about a magazine ad, we're talking about a
>> web site that people have taken some effort to find and go to - they're
>> (we're) looking for information - if the information isn't there, it doesn't
>> matter how pretty the site is.
> I'm sure Noah agrees with you, and the information/utility value will
> get added soon. However, there's also plenty of value to be found in
> having a site that's easy on the eyes. Perhaps the balance swung a
> little too far in the marketing direction this time, but that will get
> corrected. Arguing over it on this mailing list doesn't really help at
> this point -- pointing out stuff that you would like to be able to
> easily access and isn't, currently, (like your MarkMail point, on
> which I probably agree) does. Even better if you add notes like that
> to the aforementioned wiki page.
Well, ok, somebody want to add me to the contributors list so I can edit 
the wiki?

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is.   .... Yogi Berra

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