RE: Is "simplicity" a useful architectural constraint?

> 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