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Sunday, April 08, 2007

Latent Technical Complexity

James Robertson's notes from SPA 2007, speaker Dave Thomas (the longtime Smalltalker Dave Thomas)...

The problem: we're in an incredible complexity mess due to the badness of the current languages. This has generated a plethora of tools to try and compensate for that, but it only makes for a bigger pile. We have what Dave calls "Latent Technical Complexity".

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