Reply to post: Re: "... than any sudden improvements in the quality of code being written"

Great news. Patch load drops 20% for the first time in 10 years. Bad news: Well, you've heard about coronavirus?

Teiwaz Silver badge

Re: "... than any sudden improvements in the quality of code being written"

Software is the only engineering product that is accepted as created by entirely self-taught and unverified practitioners without recourse to ratified common standards.

Well, the courses I did all carried BCS accreditation....

I'd have to assume aviation carries a very high engineering standard, and certainly not patched together from whatever 'some startup' could scrap off of Github. If those can go wrong, and they do, then either Engineers engineering can go wrong as much as anything else, or civilisation is growing sloppy, feckless and easily distracted by twitter tantrums...

Oh, yes.

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