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

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At 8:56 AM -0700 9/17/02, Dare Obasanjo wrote:
>A Buick is not better designed than a Mercedes unless your only criteria
>for better design is cheaper.

Honestly, I don't know. I'm, not a car person. I don't think I've 
driven either. However, the claim was made that the Buick is easier 
to drive. Assuming that's true, on what grounds would you claim that 
the Mercedes is better designed? especially in an industrial design 
sense as opposed to a graphic design sense? Are there any criteria 
that outweigh ease-of-use?

Note: if you simply think the premise is factually incorrect; i.e. 
that the Mercedes is easier to drive; then this isn't really relevant 
and we should probably kill this subthread now.

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