Overheard: You don't go and change the color of the carpet when you are invited over for dinner.

by Michael S. Kaplan, published on 2008/02/19 08:51 -05:00, original URI: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/michkap/archive/2008/02/19/7781219.aspx


The specific advice was to do with shell extensions and their "guest" status in the world of Windows Explorer, but the general principle is something that can be and should be applied quite broadly....

Even to blog comments. :-)


John Cowan on 19 Feb 2008 1:50 PM:

Unless, of course, you are a "skin".

Robynhud on 20 Feb 2008 1:45 AM:

Sometimes letting your visitors change the color of the carpet is the right thing to do, if you want them to keep coming to dinner. Otherwise they just go to your neighbor, that lets them change the carpet altogether...

Michael S. Kaplan on 20 Feb 2008 4:23 AM:

You are so not coming over here for dinner, Robynhud. Like ever....

Arun Philip on 20 Feb 2008 4:58 AM:

Sounds like something Raymond Chen would say!


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