Thomas Gramstad wrote:
Not at all. Better to give them safe, stable and simple tools,
and encourage them to learn to use those tools.
But what if, like most, they don't *want* to learn? I can show you
about 350 of our 400 list-owners who believe they shouldn't need to
learn anything to run a list -- imagine how most people feel about email.
For most people
that implies a good GUI (dropdown menues help too), for example
the MacIntosh platform; or more recently, products like
OpenOffice, StarOffice and KDE.
Those UNIX and Linux UIs may seem good to you, but to most users,
Microsoft on the other hand,
offers poor-to-mediocre GUIs, and unsafe, unstable and non-simple
But they *understand* Microsoft UIs, and things like StarOffice and KDE
make no sense to them at all.