"My point is that us tech folk always criticise the normal users
for being averse to change, inflexible, and, well, plain stupid,
barely able to find the "on" button - but if my years and years of
OSNews reading, commenting, and editing have taught me one thing,
it's that the more technically inclined people are, the more averse
to change they are.
"No better is this illustrated than by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
latest piece. He criticises both KDE 4 and Windows 7, but all of
his criticism basically comes down to "I have to do things slightly
differently! Help! I'm lost!" - exactly, the same thing we are so
eager to blame normal users of doing. And I might have singled out
SJVN, but he's not the only one of his kind being averse to change.
Just browse through the OSNews comments' section to any article
related to KDE 4, Windows 7, or Office 2007, and you'll see one