WOW. . .those screenshots of 3.1Alpha are fantastic
James Richard Tyrer
tyrerj at acm.org
Sat Jul 13 23:11:29 BST 2002
Kevin Krammer wrote:
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> On Saturday, 13. July 2002 11:40, Hasanen wrote:
>>do you think that KDE can be bug-free ?
>>I don't think that because it's depend on QT lib. which contain many
>>bugs too. Now I am building a new project ( KDEsee) it's a thumb viewer
> No human written software is bug free ... .
I would put some qualifications on that.
I have written programs that are bug free, but they were NOT GUI
interface. They were written in FORTRAN and is is much easier to write
a bug free batch program in FORTRAN than it is to write a GUI based
program in C.
I have written rather short assembler programs that I believe are bug free.
In the current case (KDE/Qt/GUI), it is a question of size and complexity.
So, it is possible to write bug free programs. The question is how.
IIRC, Bjorn Stroustrup thinks that it *is* possible to write bug free code.
But, any who, the bugs I am talking about are not programing errors,
they are things that don't quite work correctly that are probably caused
by errors in logic or cases that were not accounted for.
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