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Author: Hendrik Boom
To: dng
Old-Topics: Re: [DNG] Yeah, I'm angry
Subject: [DNG] strategic incompetence
On Thu, Jun 27, 2024 at 02:22:58PM +0300, Lars Noodén via Dng wrote:
> On 6/27/24 14:01, Simon Walter wrote:
> > this is exactly my concern. We must assume no sublime intention, and ask
> > for logical reasoning. When no logical reasons are given, we must assume
> > stupidity (Hanlon's razor). After all, it's more generous that the other
> > options.
> >
> > At some point, [snip]
> Sufficiently advanced incompetence is indistinguishable from malice.

Sometimes incompetence is a strategic choice.
Especially in a monopoly position, when incompetence makes it hard
for others to reach compatibility,
I call it strategic incompetence.

-- hendrik