Trusting the IESG to manage the reform process (was:
Re:Doingthe Right Things?)
moore at cs.utk.edu
Wed Jun 4 15:34:01 CEST 2003
> the problem with criticizing that original design is the tendency to
> miss the context of the situation and the range of choices that were
> As is true with so many things that are problematic in the very long
> term, it is often not the original decision that is the problem, but
> the failure to evaluate and modify it over time.
I view these as separate mistakes. Failing to provide architectural
oversight was a lousy idea.
> BEC> In other words, there was no attempt to solve a scaling problem.
> yup. i entirely agree.
> however, that does not mean the original decision was bad
nor does it mean it was good. I see it as example of trying to solve
one problem in a way that inadvertently made other problems worse.
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