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Found this somewhere on some screenshot i found somewhere long time ago...

A program should be light and agile, it's subroutines connected like

strings of pearls. The spirit and intent of the program should be

retained throughout. There should be neither too little nor too much,

neither needless loops nor useless variables, neither lack of structure

nor overwhelming rigidity.

------A program should follow the 'Law of Least Astonishment'. What is this

law? It is simply that the program should always respond to the user in the

way that astonishes him least.

------A program, no matter how complex, should act as a single unit. The

program should be directed by the logic within rather than by outward


------If the program fails in these requirements, it will be in a state of

disorder and confusion. The only way to correct this is to rewrite the


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