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Re: [tlug] Re: Alan Cox's remark at Fosdem

On Thu, 03 Mar 2005 17:13:23 +0900, Lyle (Hiroshi) Saxon
<> wrote:

> But there are varying degrees of chaos, and some chaos does indeed lead
> to order, while some order very definitely leads to chaos.  Always
> staying on what is perceived to be (but isn't, in the end) the safest
> path leads to a kind of death through mediocrity.  Order is to be
> desired of course and I also really hate it when a perfectly good design
> is damaged in the name of progress, but... but... [time passing while
> Lyle ponders the situation and realizes there is really no way to settle
> this...]... experimentation leads to some really cool discoveries, and -
> anyway - can you think of any worse he*l than a world in which we were
> actually the same and were all using the same tools?  This he*l is
> actually easy to visualize!  Look at the purgatory known as W-box Land!

Remember "Simplicity, Clarity, Generality". 
New paradigms require new thinking. 


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