Programming language

Joachim Beckers jbeckers at
Sat Feb 5 10:28:15 PST 2005

Hui Zhou wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 05, 2005 at 04:55:26PM +0100, Joachim Beckers wrote:
>> You don't want to reinvent the weel, do you?
> Over the years I have learned that in many situations, reinventing the 
> wheel is better(almost in any sense) than maintaining oversized wheels. 

libxml isn't oversized, and it has a wonderful maintainer.

> KISS priciple, spelled out is "Keep It Simple, Stupid!".

That's quite contradictory. First you say "Let's reinvent the wheel." 
(and hence have to maintain it) and then you say "KISS, Keep It Simple 
and Sexy." :-) Could you explain your point?


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