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Re: is that a fork in the road?

Marcus Carr wrote -

> Tim Bray wrote:
> > In fact (in particular from the Extreme Programming point of view), you
> > should arguably *always* use it as a model for software development.
> Yes, but they would all involve having fairly concrete vision of the endgame
> requirements during development. You would be one member of a small group
that I
> could be convinced has that kind of vision about XML and all the related
bits and
> pieces. I certainly don't and I'm not embarrassed to admit it, because I
doubt if a
> great number of people do. Nonetheless, as I mentioned in my previous post,
> optimistic about the eventual outcome.
> > And incrementalism applies well as an approach to lots of other
> > activities, too.
> Does that mean we're going to get another crack at all this if we screw it
up? :-)
 If you subscribe to the notion that you have to do something all over again
three times to really get it  right, are we on the 3rd attempt now?  (I'm
thinking GML, SGM, XML)


Tom P