25. Case Study: IBM Operating System/360
Peach and cherries, a metaphor for the OS/360 big control program and the several smaller and independent language compilers and utilities that complete the OS/360 support package© P. Desgrieux/photocuisinet/CORBIS. All rights reserved.
The central tension in the software process comes from the fact that we must go from an informally identified need that exists in-the-world to a formal model that operates in-the-computer.
BRUCE BLUM , BEYOND PROGRAMMING
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Develop one software package: one operating system and set of compilers and utilities for an entire ...