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Kamp: A Generation Lost in the Bazaar
Posted Aug 20, 2012 17:23 UTC (Mon) by theophrastus (guest, #80847)
Personally, i've always seen the cathedral versus the bazarr metaphor as ersatz for rules-based versus crisis (entropic) evolution. both are necessary, the latter to get out of local minima. ((must resist making scifi references to babylon-5 or dune..[grit]))
Perhaps we're just at a point where the pendulum of activity should swing back toward the rules-based "priest hood" (and Poul-Henning Kamp is a voice in the wilderness...)? That is, progress is not ever going to be monotonic.
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