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

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at
Date: Wed Feb 18 12:01:13 EST 2009

On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 9:05 AM,  <hendrik at> wrote:
> 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.

I like spiral too.

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