ANNOUNCE: JOTWeb 1.11, preview of new web application system.

Van Gale news at exultants.org
Thu Jun 19 16:56:18 CEST 2003


Dave Cole wrote:
>>>>>>"Sean" == Sean Reifschneider <jafo at tummy.com> writes:
> 
> Sean> I *LIKE* systems that take care of the common things for you.
> 
> One of the most difficult decisions I faced when building Albatross
> was deciding what to make implicit and what to leave to the developer.
> 
> When you make something implicit you remove some flexibility from the
> application developer.  I imagine you wondered from time to time when
> building JOTWeb whether or not something should be implicit.

Then of course, as the project grows, you start adding more flexibility 
at the request of a developer who likes your method but needs to change 
one bit.  Next thing you know people are starting new "simple" projects 
because yours is now too "complex" :)

Van





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