Journal: News & Comment

Wednesday, January 10, 2001
# 4:17:00 PM:

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The search for perfect software

Here's one of my favourite quotes: "If the software isn't perfect, some of the people we go to meetings with might die." It's from Bill Pate, one of the software engineers who works on the Space Shuttle.

His group is one of the only ones in the world that makes essentially bug-free software. It is possible, despite what your experience with commercial personal computer software might tell you. Read more to find out how the Shuttle software development process works.


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