Nah, I don't think it's much of a stretch. I know it's come up before on the wiki. Minimum Risk = each tick, generate a bunch of destinations, evaluate the risk of moving towards each one, and choose the safest. Wave Surfing is pretty much exactly that. The destinations are most commonly orbit forward, orbit reverse, and full stop until the wave intersects, and the risk calculation is usually primarily based on estimated probability of the opponent firing at various angles. And as we've started to augment our danger calculations with other things like distancing factors, it's even more reminiscent of melee style risk calculations.