[clug] Software Engineering

Sam Couter sam at couter.id.au
Sat Sep 2 23:27:17 GMT 2006

Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at svana.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 02, 2006 at 08:32:05AM +1000, Sam Couter wrote:
> > 
> > For the specific example of the space shuttle, not true. Their software
> > development practises are very rigid and the guys who write the software
> > just turn very precise and complete specifications into code. The guys
> > who write the specifications probably need to understand the electronic
> > engineering, but the code monkeys could very nearly be automated.
> I see. So the guy with the IT degree is the code monkey, and guy with
> the engineering degree gets to understand what's actually going on.
> Who's job is safer, do you think? :)

The ISO9000 consultant's job. Everyone else is interchangable.
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