[vworld-tech] Ultimate MMO Platform

Crosbie Fitch crosbie at cyberspaceengineers.org
Sun Apr 4 10:35:15 PDT 2004

> From: Megan Fox
> Bad assumption - who's to say designing for commercial 
> viability will cost
> anything extra, or take any extra time?  You need securities 
> whether it's
> commercial or non-commercial, and you need those securities to be
> user-scalable.  You would also want single-system viability for
> non-commercial, to provide for those users that just want 
> their private
> little cyberspace to dick around with.
> So where's the rub?

Imposing a requirement for 'user-scalable securities' on the design from day one is like imposing a requirement for royalty collection on the design of a file sharing system.

While you're bashing your head against a brick wall, someone else ignores the brick wall, routes around it and just flipping does it.

Save the brick wall for a rainy day (or PhD students in need of a thesis).

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