KIPS = K = kit

KISS Principle /kis' prin'si-pl/ n.

"Keep It Simple, Stupid". A maxim often invoked when discussing design to fend off creeping featurism and control development complexity. Possibly related to the marketroid maxim on sales presentations, "Keep It Short and Simple".

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

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