Flight

Dave Long dl at silcom.com
Fri Dec 19 10:32:03 PST 2003



> While discussing some aviation topics today at the office,
> we decided that modern software and systems design is like
> being the Wright brothers, getting the first place off
> the ground, and then having to look far enough in to the
> future to envision frequent flyer plans, rental cars,
> and the ability to get frequent flyer miles for renting
> those cars.

The Wright brothers were a bit
more spiral than waterfall; cf.

"Re: PG: Hackers and Painters / Wright Bros. / CARH"
<http://www.ai.mit.edu/~gregs/ll1-discuss-archive-html/msg02978.html>

-Dave


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