Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2005 10:10:24 -0400
From: "Tex" <texnospamm101.org>
Subject: Re: Maintain Your Identity - Saab


"Saab Guy" <nothingnospamo.com> wrote in message news:20050629054159.263e12dd.nothingnospamo.com... > Newer isn't better, Correction: Newer isn't _always_ better. But generally speaking, designers & engineers leave behind old designs for a reason...b/c the newer design/engineering simply is better than the old one. Now you could argue, that management also plays a role in design/engineering, in that, they want to control costs. This forces designers/engineers to improve the product while keeping costs low (perhaps, e.g, at the expense of better quality materials). > plus newer generally has more bugs, then again some newer things have the > bugs worked > out. It's six or a half dozen... :) Agreed...as a programmer, I'm well aware of bugs. New code is always buggier than older, more tested code. But the nice thing about new code, is that while it may have bugs, it generally adds functionality or improves on existing functionality. The same goes for car design/engineering (albeit on a different scale). - tex

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