At 10:37 AM 7/31/02 -0700, Dale Jr, William wrote:

. . .

>The approach here is to have more S/W Engineering classes and make better
>S/W Engineers?  I think this is not effective.

. . .

>Any effort to improving software has got to be taught to ALL engineers - not
>just the few S/W Engineers.  It is the Aerospace PhD who gets to chose
>hardware and software policies, tools, and even procedures and
>architectures.  S/W engineers do not get hired to do these things - they get
>hired to write code.
>That is the real world.

This is very close to, but not precisely, a key part of the rationale
behind my claim solving the problem in the C.S. curriculum won't work.

Thanks, Bill.


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