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Even technical too. Take for example apps made in electron. HN and reddit quickly start squabbling about electron itself and quickly forget that value is perceived based on productivity or leisure. Unless and until the app is extra ordinarily egregious and the performance penalties outweigh the benefits, it really doesn’t matter.

We, software devs, can be unnecessarily pedantic and nitpicking.




> Unless and until the app is extra ordinarily egregious and the performance penalties outweigh the benefits, it really doesn’t matter.

On the short term, yes. But as soon as I'm not required to use Slack anymore, I will remove it from my Mac and advise anyone against it.

So on the long term, I'd say a business would be better off not making the balance so precarious.




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