Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Compile and run. Nothing has changed? GOOD!

We are, today, taking small, but significant steps towards our framework.

The MOST crucial thing now is to proceed in a manner that gives us total confidence in what has been done. If there is any bad design decision, it will be rapidly found and corrected.

This is the most important thing in building such complex mechanisms. We have a long way to go, but let's take each single step in rock solid ground. This is a framework, not a program. It will be used for a long time period. It has to be rock solid.

We can only move on to new functionality when we feel confident to say, as members of the Cosa Nostra are fond of saying: "forget 'booout it!"

Finally, here's an important tip: Compile and run. Nothing has changed? GOOD!