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The reusability challenge

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1 Author(s)
Meyer, B. ; Interactive Software Eng., Goleta, CA, USA

The traditional “reuse or redo” dilemma is unacceptable; we need to reuse what is applicable to our current need and redo the rest. This is where object technology helps. The argument we examine-that object technology promotes reusability-has been one of the central claims of OO proponents since the field's emergence in the mid-1980s. The paper considers the features that make object oriented ideas so special in the quest for reusable software

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Computer  (Volume:29 ,  Issue: 2 )