Richard Bucker

The danger of being lightweight

Posted at — Nov 27, 2013

Whenever I see the word “lightweight” applied to a project or library my eyes gloss over and I start to shy away from it. Lightweight has a number of implications or anti-implications.lacking featureslacking qualitylacking robustnesslacking momentumSo when someone posts about a lightweight object database on hacker news I cannot help but laugh, delete and move on.