Marvellous comment from Ian Hixie, over in the infamous Mozilla bug 25537:

> Keep in mind the old saying that a committee is a life form with six or more
> legs, but no brain.

This is no committee, it's a meritocratic elite dictatorship. In fact, listening
to everyone's input, such as yours, is what would make this a committee.

I agree that committee-driven design creates poor products.