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Alex Tabarrok Is Afraid: Very Afraid

He write:

Marginal Revolution: Uh oh: George Mason is updating to a new network system.  We are told, "MESA was designed specifically for George Mason University." In other words, MESA has not been thoroughly tested, no other universities have found it worthwhile to adopt the same system and we will be utterly dependent on the designers.   Ahhhrghhh!  Run for the hills!