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"Onward! Panel: Transforming the Lifecycle"
Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages and Applications
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Onward! Panel: Transforming the Lifecycle

Ballroom C
Wednesday, 13:30, 1 hour 30 minutes
 


 
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Jonathan Edwards, MIT
Richard P. Gabriel, Sun Microsystems

Since the invention of the compiler, the software life cycle has generally been edit, compile, debug, ship. That's a recipe for creating software that is static, buggy, and unresponsive to changing circumstances and user needs. Can we move beyond this model? Can we move testing earlier and later? Can software evolve?