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Re: Hackers and Painters and Lawyers
> But the thing that always makes these rules hard is the parts that
> cross-cut the modules. And if we believe the communities that study
> AOP and separation of concerns, then no amount of refactoring is going
> to eliminate these cross-cuts.
The cross-cuts in a legal setting tend to be treated as orthagonal bodies of evidentiary, administrative, and procedureal law incorporated in legislation by reference.
Peter J. Wasilko, Esq.
Executive Director, The Institute for End User Computing, Inc.
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Its time to abandon brittle architectures with poorly factored
interfaces, gratuitous complexity, and kludged designs dominated
by sacrifices on the altar of backwards compatibility.
Such artifacts are vulnerable to cyber-attack, weigh down the
economy costing trillions of dollars in lost productivity, and
suffer from an impoverished conceptual model that lacks the
integration and elegance needed to empower end users to
get the most from advanced applications in the future.
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Supple, & Sophisticated Systems to Unlock Our Human Potential
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