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So Far From Heaven
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They make it ‘different’. I’m not too sure about more complicated. It really depends on what you use it for. Here we only use a really small amount of the capabilities of any text editor. And we expect to be able to insert just about anything we want to in it and it’s supposed to be able to read our minds and do what we HOPE it will do instead of what we told it to do.

Think of it this way.

How long has it been since you were actually able to insert images into a discussion board post? That capability certainly wasn’t there when discussion boards first started. THey had really crude minimal editors and you couldn’t do jack with them. People wanted more and more control over what they could bring to the discussion, and this is how you get it.

WordPress and Gutenberg are only doing what the vast majority of users worldwide want them to do. We just gotta get with it.