[e-lang] Security is the Turning Point?
Peter Van Roy
pvr at info.ucl.ac.be
Thu Jul 7 12:37:13 EDT 2005
According to John Allen, keynote speaker at the latest
International Lisp Conference, the turning point that
will force software engineering to become a real
engineering discipline instead of a hacker's paradise is
*security*. He substantiates this claim by historical
analysis of other disciplines. For example, when did
other engineering disciplines start using calculus
(surprisingly late in the US: only between WWI and WWII).
His slides are available here:
So what do you think?
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