Worse is better, how?
Richard Gabriel defines “Worse Is Better” as a design style focused on simplicity, at the expense of completeness, consistency and even correctness. “The Right Thing” is outlined as the exact opposite: completeness, consistency and correctness all trump simplicity. 1
Be quick, worse code is better than not shipping on time, bet competitor, ends up actually better.
Good enough for a monorepo
- Monorepo is great if you’re really good, but absolutely terrible if you’re not that good.
- Multiple repos, on the other hand, are passable for everyone – they’re never great, but they’re never truly terrible, either.