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Re: A path for CSP-based
A while back, Larry wrote:
> This exchange is great... but don't give up too quickly, Marcel, you can
> only expect to START change in a moment, not complete it.
This WORRIES me:
> My contention is that we can punch through the fog with this one simple
> fact: rigorous channel based CSP (occam) programming creates software
> components that behave logically identically to hardware components.
> I know we have to fight against the fact that "component" has already
> been appropriated by the OO crowd, but their component requires giant
> > ...WEB...
> In other words, at any moment, it is practically CSP.
I would advice NOT to FIGHT, but to EXPLOIT. These people are heading
in the right direction, and we should PULL them further towards CSP
> Software components that are logically IDENTICAL to hardware
Indeed, and we are NOT the only people knowing that. People having
Components in mind, think the same. However, their implementation
introduces lots of problems in many cases.
> But if we can convince them that programming a specific project is
> much quicker and cheaper using our techniques, then problem
> avoidance IS (budget) problem solving.
True... however it is difficult to make a case to Project Leaders that
have to make profit `yesterday'.
> If you give me your snail mail address, I can send you a copy of my
> component article... Peter knows about it.