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Does API beauty really matters?

Posted by jst on November 24, 2008 at 1:44 PM PST

3 Sides to Every API is my reaction to excellent Beauty matters summary provided PetrHejl. It is my attempt to agree with him, while defending Practical API Design's often proposition that beauty does not matter...


That's probably the reason why mediawiki supports skins:

There's a reason why all newspapers and books use black text on white background. I couldn't read beyond the first few lines. Too much strain on the eyes.