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Ease of Use: But for Who?

Oct 02, 2007, 20:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)

"Over the weekend I was writing an article for TechRepublic about two alternative Linux word processors (Abiword and KWord.) As I was writing this article, I discovered something that might lend a hand to not only the developers of those tools but to Linux developers in general. This discovery is simply a matter of target audience.

"I think Linux developers are targeting the wrong people. I think, in a number of instances, Linux developers are targeting themselves as the key user group for their tools. What made me come to that conclusion might surprise you.

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