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(FC-Devel) Re: What is happening with FreeCase ?


On Mit, 09 Feb 2000 chris.m.moore@gecm.com wrote:


>Reverse engineering is overrated in my estimation.  It just causes your
>modelling language to be as complex as your programming language.  And then
>there using it as an excuse for not doing proper design docs.

We had this discussion on the Argo list recently and I have to defend reverse
engineering in any way (I wrote a Java reverse engineering for Argo). I think
it's more about have the choice of different abstraction layers. It may not be
very obvious at a first look, but take a look a Osvaldo Pinali Doederleins PhD
work at
This one's is also recognizing patterns in existing code!