Interface stability and fixed configurations
By seongbae on Jul 05, 2005
It's a little dated but still very interesting interview with Tim Marsland (our CTO of Solaris) at ACM Queue. I found the following quote very insightful:
Fixed configurations are really a Band-Aid for unstable inter-component interfaces. When you look at our experience inside Solaris, the reason for what works with what is really about interface stability, or lack thereof.