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Re: [xml-dev] How to be nimble, agile in the face of changing technologies?

On Feb 1, 2012, at 10:55 PM, John Cowan wrote:

> Change is not free.  XP advocates claim that if the rest of their
> methods are followed, it costs no more to make a change later than to
> make it now; my view of this claim is that "all theory is for it, but
> all experience is against it."

Fair enough. FWIW, my personal experience is the exact opposite: pointless, bloated, big design up-front, busy work which never gets anything done. But as always, YMMV.

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