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   Re: [xml-dev] Interesting XML-DIST-APP thread

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On Thu, 2002-01-10 at 18:44, Marcus Carr wrote:
> This is getting even further off-topic, but Rick Jelliffe sent me this pointer
> the other day. It reflects the way that he manages the developers of Topologi
> products and if you accept the basic premise, it casts quite a different light
> on the use and importance of methodologies. Even if you don't accept it, at the
> very least it illustrates the difficulty and imprecision of picking a
> development strategy for a project. See
> http://members.aol.com/humansandt/papers/nonlinear/nonlinear.htm

It's a great article.

I just worry about the possible consequences of putting all of xml-dev
into a large set of rooms with whiteboards and telling them to write
some code.  If proximity and inconsistency are good things, the results
might be blinding.
Fortunately, that doesn't seem likely to happen in the near future

Simon St.Laurent
Ring around the content, a pocket full of brackets
Errors, errors, all fall down!


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