[tex-live] "why is tex live so big"

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Tue Oct 23 06:23:52 CEST 2012

On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 09:15:25PM -0200, Paulo Roberto Massa Cereda wrote:
> Em 22/10/2012 20:47, Khaled Hosny escreveu:
> >Can't agree more. I'm pretty sure there is a name for this not uncommon
> >software development phenomenon.
> There is. :) The most common name I know for this phenomenon is
> "Feature creep", but apparently there are other similar names as
> well.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feature_creep

No, I'm referring to people who see a mature but complex system and say:
I can redo it in a less complex way, but by the time it provides the
same features (which, after all, turn to be necessary) it becomes as
complex as the system it was set to replace.


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