So I have set up a couple of #tryton ERP systems including an integrated "e-shop" one of which I had updated on the occasion of #BlackFriday weekend. It's a great fully independent solution. No Amazon, no Shopify, no Etsy etc... If you need to do capitalism it is at least nice to do it without being beholden to some powerful overlord!
Anyways, on this Tryton e-shop I made a curious observation about the speed of payment processing on checkout. The transactions almost always process very fast...
...Apparently some apps and Web pages add useless delays at certain points such as payment processing and performing searches etc. so that users feel like the system is doing some kind of work!
How much time is wasted by such mind games that make software appear to be doing more work than it really is?
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