If it has emerged and evolved out of a varying set of applications, what does this imply about its suitability for future applications? Especially if all those applications are from 1 person's needs. Will this ad-hoc approach prevent it from being adapted, as well as adopted?
Hmmm. What would you say about a species which seemed to survive in a varying set of environments. What does this imply about its suitability for future environments? :-)