Re: Bottom-Up Programming vs Application Frameworks.

From: William Bland (news456_at_abstractnonsense.com)
Date: 10/02/04


Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2004 14:45:27 GMT

On Sat, 02 Oct 2004 14:59:07 +0100, Daniel Barlow wrote:

> Bottom up programming is typically practiced by people who don't fully
> understand the problem domain and are experimenting with the best
> approach.
>
> Framework creation is typically practiced by people who still don't
> fully understand the problem domain, but have an unfortunate
> combination of arrogance and lack of introspective ability, so fail to
> realise that more exploration is needed.

I find it well worth lurking on c.l.l just for the amount of sensible,
quotable material (like the above) that I find here.

Cheers,
        Bill.

-- 
Dr. William Bland.
It would not be too unfair to any language to refer to Java as a
stripped down Lisp or Smalltalk with a C syntax.   (Ken Anderson).