Hollywood principle

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In reference to the phrase don't call us, we'll call you, supposed to be a common dismissal from Hollywood film auditions, but used here regarding function calls.

Proper noun[edit]

the Hollywood principle

  1. (software, object-oriented programming) A software design principle, stated as "Don't call us, we'll call you", that assists in the development of code with high cohesion and low coupling that is easier to debug, maintain and test.
    Synonym: inversion of control