[openstack-dev] [all][tc] TC Candidates: what does an OpenStack user look like?

Ed Leafe ed at leafe.com
Fri Oct 13 20:24:38 UTC 2017

On Oct 13, 2017, at 2:21 PM, Zane Bitter <zbitter at redhat.com> wrote:

> All sarcasm aside though, 'everyone' is a BS non-answer. It's the politician's answer.
> Not only because engineering trade-offs are a real thing, and some use cases will *definitely* be excluded in order to better serve others, but because the average user doesn't exist. If you design for the 'average' user then you are designing for nobody, because nobody is the average user. We shouldn't be designing for 'everybody' (aka nobody in particular), but for a large variety of somebodies.

I wish all candidates, not just TC candidates, got follow-up questions like this. Bravo, Zane!

-- Ed Leafe

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