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 ===== Rationale ===== ===== Rationale =====
  
-The capabilities of the human mind are certainly limited. If it is necessary to keep a large amount of modules or lines of code in mind, it is difficult to understand. Furthermore if a module is large, it takes a long time to read (and thus to comprehend). And if there are many modules, looking for a particular module takes a long time. And the longer the searching process takes, the more one will have forgotten what has been read previously. This results in worse readability, understandability and this maintainability.+The capabilities of the human mind are certainly limited. If it is necessary to keep a large amount of modules or lines of code in mind, it is difficult to understand. Furthermore if a module is large, it takes a long time to read (and thus to comprehend). And if there are many modules, looking for a particular module takes a long time. And the longer the searching process takes, the more one will have forgotten what has been read previously. This results in worse readability, understandability and thus maintainability.
  
 Regarding documentation it is evident that smaller amounts of documentation are read faster.  Regarding documentation it is evident that smaller amounts of documentation are read faster. 
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 The phrase "more is more complex" is new but can be regarded trivially intuitive to every developer. There is also some research concerning certain aspects of MIMC. See section [[#evidence]]. The phrase "more is more complex" is new but can be regarded trivially intuitive to every developer. There is also some research concerning certain aspects of MIMC. See section [[#evidence]].
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 ===== Evidence ===== ===== Evidence =====
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