Sunday, March 09, 2008

Software bugtraps | Software that makes software better | Economist.com

Interesting snapshot from The Economist

Paul Black of NIST says its first report, on static-analysis tools, should be available in April. The purpose of the research is “to get away from the feeling that ‘all software has bugs’ and say ‘it will cost this much time and this much money to make software of this kind of quality’,” he says. Rather than trying to stamp out bugs altogether, in short, the future of “software that makes software better” may lie in working out where the pesticide can be most cost-effectively applied.

Software bugtraps | Software that makes software better | Economist.com

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