Just my two cents.
I once heard a teacher of mine say,
If you ask a stupid question, you’ll look stupid for 5 minutes. If you don’t ask the question, you may end up being stupid for the rest of your life.
I am writing this piece partially in responce to the piece What Dr. Dre Gets that Google Doesn't by Alex Goden. Go give that a read beforehand.
I’ve come up with a mockup for a function we’ve been hoping to see in iOS for quite some time, Quick Reply. It works like this: