Xfce Digest, Vol 191, Issue 7

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Wed Oct 23 17:14:13 CEST 2019

On Wed, 2019-10-23 at 16:59 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Wed, 2019-10-23 at 14:15 +0200, Fontana Nicola wrote:
> > IMO a project should evolve or die, there are no other ways around.
> Hi,
> a wheel is a perfect tool for a lot of tasks, it doesn't make sense to
> evolve it, you might want to use new material, a new static, some
> special individual design to build wheels, but the basic design will
> always remain based on a circle. For some special tasks, you will drop
> the wheel as soon, as you have got a better idea, such as a steel tread
> or legs, but then you will stay with this new ideas for those special
> tasks, you wouldn't replace the wheels of a bicycle with steel tread or
> legs, unless you should be very stupid. IOW there is another way around,
> you could stay with a winning team, instead of changing the team and to
> sink. This is not meant as a comment related to the CSD topic, it's just
> a comment related to the assumption that there should be no other way,
> than to evolve or to die. Some artificial, technical things reached kind
> of perfection, the third way is to stay with those things as they are

resp. to maintain it, but to avoid changes for the sake of a minor
improvement, at the costs of major drawbacks.

> and to find another field for evolvement, unless you really have a very
> clever idea for a really, really ingenious improvement.
> Regards,
> Ralf

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