“Getting nothing wrong is for the uninspired”

Nat has a typically insightful post inspired by Muine, a radical re-think of what a music player on your computer should do.

Why would those things be there? Because every other music app has those features, and if you’re building a music tool, you’ve got to have them too. Only, somehow, you’ve got to do them better than everyone else. How could you possibly put out a music player without the ability to burn CDs from a playlist? Or without a five-star rating system like Windows Media Player? Are you paying any attention to what’s going on?

Now, if only his blog had labels on posts, (instead of days), comments, and maybe some sort of trackback feature…