On Tue, 06 Jun 2006 00:06:12 +0000, Don A. Gilmore wrote:
> "Alan B" <three-eyes@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> On 2 Jun 2006 05:32:40 -0700, in message
>> On the other hand, with an infrastructure set up with a solid
>> plan-design-build scheme laid out, with different and experienced
>> at each stage, with reliance on knowledge of the system being built for,
>> some extraordinarily complex projects can be completed in short order,
>> all the parts melding smoothly into place with apparently little effort.
>> The effort is put forth in careful planning up front and execution of the
>> plan without undue variance. A good team makes hard work look easy.
> I'm constantly amazed when I think of massive projects that were designed in
> a very short time, like the space program and especially the battleships,
> planes and aircraft carriers of WWII. If you've ever seen the complexity of
> that stuff up close it's almost unimaginable how they cranked them out so
> quickly...and to anal-retentive military standards!
It's simple - they just throw practically infinite amounts of money at it.