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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • You can't protect the stupid and/or the impatient from themselves. :) For everyone else, there are snapshots and backups. :) Natch.
    • It's important to realize that the user is not stupid, the interface (and by extension, the designer) is. "The user is an idiot" is all too often a way to avoid looking a bad design in the face. This is the overarching theme of The Design Of Everyday Things []. It's like a self-help book for battered users. It's not your fault the computer beats you.

      But users are impatient, and rightfully so. Computers are there to make the user's life easier, not vice-versa. They have better things to do. If anyone kee