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Constraints and Software Development

Aug 20, 2007, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"In comments on Sci Foo 2007, Tim O'Reilly wondered if giving Larry Wall a research job may have reduced his immediate practical concerns influencing the development of Perl 6.

"I interpret the line of thought as 'To what degree does the lack of a single well-defined problem to solve influence the concreteness or the abstractness of the solution and its delivery date?' (I won't claim that that's Tim's line of thought, but it's the question I've pondered this past week...)"

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