Monday, December 15, 2008

The root of all evil ... For years Donald Knuths famous quote was standing:
Premature optimization is the root of all evil

But in his recent blog-post Adam Bien is taking it up with Donald Knuth:
Premature encapsulation is the root of all evil

In his sweeping post Adam also kills a pattern (seems to be his latest hobby), encompasses leaky abstraction and promotes KISS/YAGNI.

Interesting read...

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