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Tuesday, May 06, 2003

Industry Standards and Emergence

So I am wondering how much should be put into specifications and what should be left for emergence?

I have had bad experiences participating in the market-driven rush to unproven and premature standardization. So I lean toward the minimal necessary and look for patterns and principles to emerge from experience.

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