[Ilugc] is FOSS methodology structured ?

Kenneth Gonsalves lawgon at thenilgiris.com
Wed Dec 17 22:09:00 IST 2008


On Wednesday 17 Dec 2008 9:46:57 pm Selvakumar Rajeswaran wrote:
> >I then make a sustained argument from the Linux experience for the
> >proposition that ``Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow'',
>
> The above proposition can be correct, but why then enough eyeballs gather
> at the bug-fixing stage. Instead if they gather right from the solution
> inception & design stage probably the bug-fixing stage might not at all
> exist !!!

because developing software is not like manufacturing a car. You cannot make a 
car with only a vague idea of what the finished product is going to be - and 
if you plan to write software *knowing* what the finished product is going to 
be, you are only fit to work for microsoft.

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regards
KG
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