Software Engineering

Justin Findlay justin at
Sat Sep 9 23:10:18 MDT 2006

On AD 2006 September 09 Saturday 08:36:33 PM -0600, Stuart Jansen wrote:
> Personally, I don't think it'll be possible to become a Professional
> Engineer until software development becomes less messy. Right now, it is
> much easier to consider all of the physical forces that will affect a
> structure than it is to consider the vast universe of considerations
> faced by large software systems. The establishment of university
> programs focused on the software production process (software
> engineering) instead of the theory of computation (computer science) is
> a step in the right direction.

trying to assert that softwares are engineers is like trying to assert
that mathematicians are scientists.


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