mnot’s blog

Design depends largely on constraints.” — Charles Eames

Monday, 18 August 2003

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If you’re lost in a sea of specs, pundits and opinions, might I suggest two very well-written, thoughtful papers:

As a bonus, Vinoski gives us Middleware Dark Matter and the Performance Presumption, both PDFs and both espousing views that I hold quite strongly; that grass-roots technology is important, and that performance isn’t as important as everyone makes it out to be.

Yes, I know this latter bit makes me either a blasphemer or just plain stupid in many eyes. I just wish I communicated ideas half as well as these guys do.