On the nature of elegance
Elegance is a fundamental concept that is deeply embedded in our lives and work. Is there a universal definition of elegance? — A mix of practicality, subjectivity, and formality In software, as in other domains, the word elegant is imbued with power. I’ve marveled at how elegance manifests in many forms and have always sought elegance in my work. But to appreciate elegance, one has to keep an open mind about whether it’s always worth attaining.