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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Features command for arch

From: James Blackwell
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Features command for arch
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2004 20:21:37 -0400

Tom wrote:
> If there's no One True Answer for the structure of feature names then,
> in some sense, it's an arbitrary choice.
> Since it is an arbitrary choice, it should be reserved until it can be
> made in such a way that the choice is a maximally happy coincidence
> (i.e., interacts nicely, by (deliberate) "coincidence" with other
> features or contextual constraints).   
> That's all of design in a two paragraph nutshell.

Ignoring a number of good solutions in hopes that an ideal solution
will come to light isn't good design; its paralysis

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