Re: [dev] (academic) reading suggestions associated to the minimalist/suckless design philosophy?

From: Cyber <>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2018 18:39:36 +0000

> Dear all,
> Do you have any reading suggestions (preferably academic papers, but books
> might also work) in alignment with the "suckless philosophy" (or "minimalism").
> It does not have to be specifically programming, it could also be engineering
> and design in general (art might be a stretch, but if you know some good
> litterature in that field I am open to that too).
Maybe "Software and Mind: The Mechanistic Myth and Its Consequences" ( is something for you? The author seems to like a minimalist approach to software and he critizises bloated software.
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