Programming language

Hui Zhou zhouhui at wam.umd.edu
Sat Feb 5 10:49:58 PST 2005


On Sat, Feb 05, 2005 at 07:28:15PM +0100, Joachim Beckers wrote:
>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.

Open to discussion. I am all ears for your reasons.

As for DV, I never meant he was not wonderful. But did you realize he 
is making a general tool.
>
>>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?

My point: Scooter and Hummer, and 5 minutes down the park.

-- 
Hui Zhou



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