Also (and originally) known as the ’Second System Effect’:
when one is designing the successor to a relatively small, elegant, and successful system, there is a tendency to become grandiose in one’s success and design an elephantine feature-laden monstrosity.
This post might relate to Fljud and BAXL, which just happen to be growing ever larger, and are almost a month late for their first alpha release. But there are some great features in there. If only I can wrap this data up in another class, I can-
Link: Second System Effect