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RE: is that a fork in the road?
- From: Tim Bray <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2001 16:04:15 -0800
At 04:01 PM 02/03/01 -0600, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
>Success? Everyone can use <... ...="..." />.
>Whoopee! Try to connect the dots and see
>what happens. That minimal victory bites.
Whoopee indeed, based on what seems to be happening
out there. The lesson here is the same as the one
taught by the Web itself, by the C and Java
languages, by SQL, by the Unix system call interface,
in fact from virtually every successful world-changing
technology deployment: don't try to solve the whole
Or to put it in Len's terms, minimal victories are just
fine, because they're the ones you can actually get.
It dawns on me that I've now probably said this enough
times... -Tim "80-20" Bray