On 10/18/2018 10:23 AM, Dmitry Tantsur wrote:
Sorry for chiming in really late in this topic, but I think $subj is
worth discussing until we settle harder on the potentially confusing
I think the difference between "Edge" and "Far Edge" is too vague to use
these terms in practice. Think about the "edge" metaphor itself:
something rarely has several layers of edges. A knife has an edge, there
are no far edges. I imagine zooming in and seeing more edges at the
edge, and then it's quite cool indeed, but is it really a useful
metaphor for those who never used a strong microscope? :)
I think in the trivial sense "Far Edge" is a tautology, and should be
avoided. As a weak proof of my words, I already see a lot of smart
people confusing these two and actually use Central/Edge where they mean
Edge/Far Edge. I suggest we adopt a different terminology, even if it
less consistent with typical marketing term around the "Edge" movement.
Now, I don't have really great suggestions. Something that came up in
TripleO discussions  is Core/Hub/Edge, which I think reflects the
I'd be very interested to hear your ideas.
"The Edge" and "Lunatic Fringe".
There, problem solved.
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