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PSP Definitions

Terms Introduced with PSP0

PSP0 Project Plan Summary

Compile Time

The time from the first compile until the first clean compile

Test Time

The time from the start of initial testing until test completion, including defect fix time, recompilation, and so on.

Defects Removed After Development

The defects found in the product after development is completed, including all defects subsequently found in testing and use

To Date

The cumulative total time, size, or defects for all PSP projects to date. For example, the To Date Test Time is the sum of the testing time for all completed PSP programs to date.

To Date %

The distribution of the To Date items among the phases. For defects removed in compiling, the percentage of the ...

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