„The inability to isolate software components from each other is the main reason why many popular programming languages cannot be used for making robust system software.“

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British computer scientist 1950 - 2019

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„In a quality object-oriented software system, you will find many classes that speak the language of the domain expert“

—  Grady Booch American software engineer 1955

Fonte: Object Solutions: Managing the Object-Oriented Project. (1996), p. 39; as cited in: Journal of Database Management. Vol 10-11. p. 33

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„While the creative works from the 16th century can still be accessed and used by others, the data in some software programs from the 1990s is already inaccessible.“

—  Lawrence Lessig American academic, political activist. 1961

May the Source Be With You (2001)
Contexto: While the creative works from the 16th century can still be accessed and used by others, the data in some software programs from the 1990s is already inaccessible. Once a company that produces a certain product goes out of business, it has no simple way to uncover how its product encoded data. The code is thus lost, and the software is inaccessible. Knowledge has been destroyed.

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„There's only one trick in software, and that is using a piece of software that's already been written.“

—  Bill Gates American business magnate and philanthropist 1955

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1980s

„Until we understand languages of communication involving humans as they are then it is unlikely many of our software problems will vanish.“

—  Richard Hamming American mathematician and information theorist 1915 - 1998

The Art of Doing Science and Engineering: Learning to Learn (1991)
Contexto: The fundamentals of language are not understood to this day.... Until we understand languages of communication involving humans as they are then it is unlikely many of our software problems will vanish.

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„There are "extremists" in the free software world, but that's one major reason why I don't call what I do "free software" any more. I don't want to be associated with the people for whom it's about exclusion and hatred.“

—  Linus Torvalds Finnish-American software engineer and hacker 1969

Microsoft Patches Linux; Linus Responds, 2009-06-22, Torvalds, Linus, 2009-06-26 http://www.linux-mag.com/id/7439,
2000s, 2009

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