Re: How difficult is software? [Re: OVC-discuss Digest, Vol 37, Issue 18]

From: Danny Swarzman <danny_at_stowlake_dot_com>
Date: Mon Nov 26 2007 - 15:44:33 CST


I ask this offline because, it goes a little beyond the discussion.

On Nov 26, 2007, at 1:04 PM, Hamilton Richards wrote:

> Was the code being verified designed with verification in mind, or is
> the verification being attempted on completed code? The latter is
> notoriously more problematic.

Can you site principles that a software designer would follow? Is
there a web site or book you can recommend?

I have ideas about this gleaned from years in the field but it would
be nice to see a more systematic treatment.

There is a special requirement we impose on ourselves. The person
doing the verifying isn't limited to a software professional.


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