Off Topic: looking for a paper

Brett g Porter BgPorter at NOacmSPAM.org
Thu Mar 23 20:41:38 CET 2000


"Garry Hodgson" <garry at sage.att.com> wrote in message
news:38DA69F0.336A7729 at sage.att.com...
>
> i'm looking for a paper i believe i've seen referenced here,
> but can't recall.  it describes a new jersey style of
> design, as exemplified by unix, in which it is more important
> for the interface to be simple than for the design to be correct.
> it contrasts this to more purist notions.
>
The Rise of ``Worse is Better''
By Richard Gabriel
http://www.jwz.org/doc/worse-is-better.html

Enjoy!






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