Flexibility-Usability Tradeoff.

The flexibility-usability trade-off is a design principle maintaining that, as the flexibility of a system increases, its usability decreases. The trade-off exists because accommodating flexibility requires satisfying a larger set of requirements, which results in complexity and usability compromises.

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