"Telling a programmer there's already a library to do X is like telling a songwriter there's already a song about love"

-- Pete Cordell

@fribbledom In that vein, the typographer Tobias Frere-Jones says that we'll stop needing new fonts just as soon as we'll stop needing new music.

@meowgorithm @fribbledom I think all these analogies are bad.

With no new fonts I'll get by a long time without caring, I've never needed to comission a font.

With no new songs I can keep discovering music my entire life.

Without new software libraries it is hard to make use of new software/hardware/technologies.

I'd prefer a world with new everything, and yes many new libraries are 100% useless, but the analogy is bad.

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