[development] Proposed Apocrypha

Darrel O'Pry darrel.opry at gmail.com
Thu May 7 17:39:03 UTC 2009

That's dopry's first law...

On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 12:40 PM, James Gilliland <neclimdul at gmail.com>wrote:

>   On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 9:23 AM, Jeff Eaton <jeff at viapositiva.net> wrote:
>> Crell's Law: If an API must be use-case-optimized, make it swappable &
>> tailor the default for cheap shared hosting. High-end sites can swap.
>> Eaton's Corollary: If an API is swappable, write two implementations. APIs
>> with one test case are rarely flexible enough for the second.
>> --eaton
> As I noted on IRC when this was mentioned, maybe there should be another
> law.
> Drupal Law 0: If you need to do something, make an API for it first.
> Or maybe that's just eaton's first law? ;)
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