Eric Raymond's 17 Unix Rules - 2018-07-27 01:04:33

Eric Raymond’s 17 Unix Rules In his book The Art of Unix Programming that was first published in 2003,[11] Eric S. Raymond, an American programmer and open source advocate, summarizes the Unix philosophy as KISS Principle of “Keep it Simple, Stupid.”[12] He provides a series of design rules:[1] Rule of Modularity Developers should build a program out of simple parts connected by well defined interfaces, so problems are local, and parts of the program can be replaced in future versions to support new features.