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Fully backed feature/thorough-experience vs half backed feature/functionality.

Fully backed feature/thorough-experience vs half backed feature/functionality.

Fully backed feature allows us to tell many stories around it where as half backed feature/functionality will have limited/one story telling.

Great products have features which are used more often and beyond the initial use-case. For instance.

Chat Application:
The basic ability/use-case is to use the chat app to exchange simple messages instantaneously. The basic use-case philosophy was users will chat when they need/require to.

But by giving users ability to show custom status messages this have changed the basic use-case. Not only people can chat but can decide not to chat if they see the status as "busy".

Users have taken the use-case to total different level by using custom status messages, For instance a custom status message sets the mood for the conversation. The use-case have now changed to not just to chat anything but also shows what mood the other user is in.

The basic is to believe ho…