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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (3 stories)
“There are two ways of constructing a software design: one way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. The first method is far more difficult.” -- Tony Hoare

  
MacPaint:  (3)
Having your own icon became a status symbol
February 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
MacPaint,Personality
5
 (4.25)
Bill decides to leave out a very impressive feature
June 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
MacPaint,Software Design,QuickDraw,Technical,Lisa
5
 (4.78)
MacPaint 2.0
March 1986
David Ramsey
Maintenance,MacPaint
10
 (4.07)