> I presume most people here read today's article on Slashdot

Geez - I wish I could trash-talk Rails like that. I need a way to get my 
blog entries to the top of the commented-on lists!

Oh, here:

http://www.oreillynet.com/onlamp/blog/2007/09/big_requirements_up_front.html

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  Phleep