Re: Adding functionality to a port

From: Dave Horsfall <>
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2021 21:50:36 UTC
On Sun, 14 Nov 2021, George Mitchell wrote:

> Perhaps I'm naïve, but to me the Principle of Least Amazement really 
> does completely cover the issues being raised here.  Is it necessary to 
> complicate the situation any more than that?  -- George

First time I've heard POLA called that; I knew it as "... astonishment" 
some decades ago (by Dr. John Lions; for all I know he could've coined 

-- Dave