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RE: Is "simplicity" a useful architectural constraint?

From: Lee Cole <lcole@quark.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2002 12:44:08 -0700
Message-ID: <3D62AB6FFC80D211A84700104B10CB2C116AF309@denver.quark.com>
To: "'Cohen, Aaron M'" <aaron.m.cohen@intel.com>, "'www-tag@w3.org'" <www-tag@w3.org>

> Someone famous (I can't remember who right now) once said that 
> things should be a simple as possible, but no simpler.
		A. Einstein

> As that applies to the Web I think this means that the specs must be as
> complex as necessary to solve the stated problems, but not more complex.
> "The simplest solution that meets the design goals" seems to be a good
> operating principle for me.
		Occum's Razor for architecture?
Received on Thursday, 3 January 2002 14:46:19 UTC

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