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The Mythical Man-Month by Frederick P. Brooks Jr.
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“Cosgrove has perceptively pointed out that the programmer delivers satisfaction of a user need rather than any tangible product. And both the actual need and the user's perception of that need will change as programs are built, tested, and used.[3]”
Frederick P. Brooks Jr., The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering

“And so from a statistical mechanical model, Belady and Lehman arrive for programming-systems at a more general conclusion supported by the experience of all the earth. "Things are always at their best in the beginning," said Pascal.”
Frederick P. Brooks Jr., The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering


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April 19, 2019 – Started Reading
April 19, 2019 – Shelved
October 22, 2019 – Finished Reading

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