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The Artisan and the Engineer
Summary: In Artima's initial interview from JavaOne 2008, Patrick Curran, Chair of the Java Community Process, shares his vision for the JCP, and discusses how artisans and engineers differ in their approach to building software and in their attitude toward standards. He also explains how the JCP adapts to the reality of open-source development, and explains the relationship between software design and the standards creation process.
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    Posts: 135 / Nickname: fsommers / Registered: January 19, 2002 7:24 AM
    The Artisan and the Engineer
    May 5, 2008 11:00 AM      
    In this interview, Patrick Curran, chair of the Java Community Process, talks about the importance of standards in making software construction more effective:

    What do you think of Curran's views on engineering versus artisanship?