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Re: RE: RE:  Great piece on RSS
"Bullard, Claude L (Len)" scripsit:

> Do we want Google to "evolve" into a business 
> registry where the opinions of the competitors 
> determine the ranking instead of the registered 
> assertions of the vendor so registered?

Google counts the scalar number of opinions, not the vector sum of their

> I believe hang gliders can evolve into airplanes 
> as long as their is **some form of memory** involved. 

Didn't airplanes, on the contrary, evolve into hang gliders?  It seems
clear that lungs evolved into fish swim-bladders, not vice versa: the
common ancestor had lungs, and swim bladders evolved two separate times.
The alternative, that swim bladders are ancestral and lungs evolved four
separate times, is far more unpalatable.

> Memory of results is key.  If you don't have a 
> benevolent dictator, you need documentation. 

http://nuzban.wiw.org/wiki/index.php?Elephant which will be next year's project.

> A successful design organization that can effectively 
> turn complex designs into reliable systems focuses 
> on team building as the first job of management.  MS 
> beats their competitors every time that way.   

Sorry, I can't swallow statements that put "MS" and "reliability"
in the same vicinity, not even from self-proclaimed Thralls.

We call nothing profound                        jcowan@r...
that is not wittily expressed.                  John Cowan
        --Northrop Frye (improved)              http://www.reutershealth.com


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