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It sounds to me like you've grown accustomed to a difficult, obtuse tool and don't like to hear that it is difficult and obtuse. That's understandable, you put in all that work to become proficient at a needlessly complex tool and it bothers you to see how simple interface design can be with a better tool. It makes you feel superior because you trudged through a hopelessly befuddled design and now that you've mastered it you can feel smug as you look down your nose at anyone who might dare suggest there could be a better way.

But software design is ever improving, so don't be discouraged when the world passes you by because you've stuck with your antiquated ways.

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