Re: [lisp] LISP EID Block Size

Sander Steffann <sander@steffann.nl> Thu, 31 October 2013 15:42 UTC

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Hi,

> I am astonished that you seem to feel you can make that determination when you
> apparently (from your questions here) don't really understand what the
> experiment is about?

I think this boils down to a bit from The Zen of Python:

"""
If the implementation is hard to explain, it's a bad idea.
If the implementation is easy to explain, it may be a good idea.
"""

If it is difficult to explain what the experiment is about then I understand that people are afraid it might be a bad idea.

Cheers,
Sander