On Thursday 15 March 2007 14:09, James McCartney wrote:
> On 3/15/07, Tommy M. McGuire wrote:
> > Indeed, yes. In fact, the greatest advantage of UML is that it is
> > *internationally* *standardized* napkin drawings. :-)
Although no match for the Wildean brevity of McGuire, Bertrand Meyer's
prose more than makes up in vehemence for what it lacks in literary
| UML: The Positive Spin
| by Bertrand Meyer
| Quote #1:
| If UML addressed implementation it would have to address
| software issues; the good thing about bubbles and arrows, as
| opposed to programs, is that they never crash.
| Quote #2:
| UML, as I said already, serves no software-related purpose
| whatsoever, and that's fine with me -- some people have better
| things to do with their lives than trying to improve software
| Quote #3:
| My long search had not been in vain. It had led me to a full
| appreciation of the UML, this admirable self-feeding machine,
| devoted from A to Z to the creation of a new market, free of
| any of the difficulties associated with the unpleasant
| business of software development: UML books! UML courses!
| Courses on the books! Books on the courses! Books on the
| books! Introductory courses to prepare for the advanced
| courses! Courses for those who teach the courses! Revisions!
| UML journals! Conferences! Workshops! Tutorials! Standards!
| Committees! T-shirts!
Now *that* is what I call quotable.