The MicroPHP Fallacy

I came across a rather interesting post yesterday entitled The MicroPHP Manifesto. The author made clever use of a very interesting analogy (drum players) to try to prove his point that less is more. The article makes a very interesting read, and I would suggest that everyone reads it. Go ahead. I’ll wait.

With that said, I have to disagree with the article rather vehemently. I think the message is somewhat right, but for all the wrong reasons. Let me try to explain: