Re: Debian as a social group and how to develop it better
On Mon, Dec 02, 2002 at 12:21:15PM -0800, Xavian-Anderson Macpherson wrote:
> The adapter analogy completely distracted from what I was trying to say. If
> carmakers were only the equivalent of assemblers (large scale kit builders),
> Then the conceptual-frame of the vehicle would be designed to use the parts
> as they came from their suppliers. There would be NO adaptors, only adaption
> of the DESIGN. Is that clearer?
I think a closer analogy to what you have in mind would be to assume that
all cars are identical, and then insist that all cities must have exactly
the same road layout, so that users only need to buy one map.