End-To-End Princple

bibliography⁠, CS⁠, decision-theory
2020-07-252021-07-31 finished certainty: log importance: 5 backlinks

The : modularity creates inefficiency due to redundancy and wasted duplicated work which is pragmatically unnecessary for the end-purpose (eg. checksums being computed at many layers in computer networking even when the connection is reliable enough that messages are rarely corrupted & one only needs a checksum for verification at the last step by the final user— If your packets are never corrupted, you’re wasting too much on error-correction & reliability!)