Novels and programs (was: Re: [plt-scheme] Prereqs for robotic programming

From: hendrik at (hendrik at
Date: Wed Feb 18 10:05:03 EST 2009

On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 10:13:17PM -0600, Grant Rettke wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 8:25 PM,  <hendrik at> wrote:
> > If I'm looking at models, I'd choose the spiral model.
> The spiral model reads well but it doesn't have the six sigma nuts or
> caffeine fueled zealots like Lean and Agile have. How will it
> survive?! :)

It's the one that de facto gets used every time someone says, "This code 
is a mess.  Let's fork it and rewrite it".  Usually the old 
understanding -- what there is of it -- gets embedded in the new, 
cleaner system.

-- hendrik

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