waterfall (was Re: REPOST: Re: Book "python programming patterns". anybody read this??)

Neil Hodgson nhodgson at bigpond.net.au
Sat Jan 5 00:38:00 CET 2002


Terry Reedy:

> It strikes me (and the Governor) as scandelous that so-called
> professionals would spend so much time endlessly designing and never
> produce anything that worked and was useful.

   Some problems are *really* hard. Diseconomies of scale doom some projects
to failure. I bet the cause here was accomodation of legacy infrastructure.

   Neil






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