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I don't think you understood the post correctly. Your comment is the same point that he is making, that end users never see any of the stuff he needs to fiddle around with while developing. Why does the developer need to learn all of that stuff when it makes no difference to the end user?

He's saying that the development side could be simplified as long as the end result (what the user sees) stays the same, since the user doesn't care how the product was developed.

The dev side is horrendously complicated, which is why he says he hates almost all software.

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