"Today, I finally decided that my gVim editor needed a smaller
font, and the process of getting it to work right has made me
notice a fundamental flaw in the way we think about user
interfaces. It's not an innovation that you'll get on the
proprietary side of the line, because it's an innovation required
for the digital middle class of 'user-developers' that I mentioned
"Essentially it's just this: GUIs should teach, not obfuscate or
hide the underlying mechanism..."