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On Thu, 10 Jan 2002, Mike Champion wrote:
> approach makes the most sense. For example, even if your are much happier
> in general visualising a system and doing lots of initial design, you will probably
> be more effective doing it the "try it simple and see" way if you are stuck on
> a project with rapidly changing requirements, diverse data sources, and
> no authority to make people "do the right thing."
Ooh, there's that too. I try to make my intial design as modular and
extensible as possible to counter this kind of stuff (and later
development benefits from this too), but there's always some design change
that needs to be made later down the line, definitely.
Bloody clients. Never know what they want...
Alaric B. Snell
http://www.alaric-snell.com/ http://RFC.net/ http://www.warhead.org.uk/
Any sufficiently advanced technology can be emulated in software