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GeneralRe: Adventures in Overengineering: MIDI 2 Pin
Garth J Lancaster19-Sep-20 3:57
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trønderen18-Sep-20 11:00
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I know that I am not PC on this. Nevertheless: I see a significant agile problem here.

Before agile, we made thorough analyses of needed functionality. We structured it out in well designed functional modules, maybe implemented in the core, maybe specified as something to come as a future extension.

Today, we code and compile "int main(int argc, char** argv) {return 0;}" before even asking what the problem is. Only after that: "Let's take it from here! What was your problem, again?"

Lots of the Internet protocols are mislabeled: They are called Simple this-and-that. They should be labeled Too simple this-and-that! SMTP is a nightmare example of that. The number of functional warts grown on SMTP can give anyone shivers.

But with "agile" as the modern gospel, "solutions" like SMTP has come out as an ideal - as an architectural and functional mess, but created according to agile ideals: Whenever some need arises, let's grow another wart to fix it!

Contrary to common belief, 'agile' is in fundamental conflict with KISS, in the long term. Because KISS requires you to consider from an eagle perspective what you need. Growing agile warts, whether you do it at the implementation level or at the standard definition level, is for all practical purposes impossible to realize within an agile framework.
GeneralRe: Adventures in Overengineering: MIDI 2 Pin
honey the codewitch18-Sep-20 11:01
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