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   RE: [xml-dev] Don't Let Architecture Astronauts Scare You

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  • To: "Elliotte Rusty Harold" <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>,<xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
  • Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Don't Let Architecture Astronauts Scare You
  • From: "Dare Obasanjo" <dareo@microsoft.com>
  • Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 08:56:06 -0700
  • Thread-index: AcJeTmEnTqb2xiEpTXulYcj3YXO22wAFD2Jw
  • Thread-topic: [xml-dev] Don't Let Architecture Astronauts Scare You

A Buick is not better designed than a Mercedes unless your only criteria
for better design is cheaper.  

Reality's the only obstacle to happiness..       

This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Elliotte Rusty Harold [mailto:elharo@metalab.unc.edu] 
> Sent: Tuesday, September 17, 2002 5:27 AM
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> If it's both cheaper and easier to drive, then I think the 
> Buick is better designed. This assumes the use case for both 
> cars are standard American highways and city roads and not 
> the Indy 500. The only other factor that might argue in favor 
> of the Mercedes design would be repair history and tendency 
> to break down, but ease of use is a real concern, and one all 
> too often overlooked in design.


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