Perhaps Unix fans wouldn’t espouse simplicity of implementation as much if programming in C didn’t feel like walking on thin ice covered in egg shells and broken glass.

You do not need to reply with a defense of the C programming language: I am heavily biased toward the MIT approach of software development and you will not convince me otherwise.

@AbbieNormal In comparison against the New Jersey approach from which C and UNIX came, the MIT approach espouses: simplicity of interface over implementation, absolute correctness, consistency over simplicity and completeness, and completeness over simplicity. Richard P. Gabriel coined the terms in his 1991 essay, Lisp: Good News, Bad News, How to Win Big.



I didn't know about these 2 schools

interesting 🤔

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