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Re: [XP] A shining example of bug-free software?

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  • J. B. Rainsberger
    ... Started at a penny. Doubled for each bug found. Last I read (1996?) the reward was up to $10.24. -- J. B. Rainsberger, Diaspar Software Services
    Message 1 of 11 , Jan 28, 2004
      Stefan Schmiedl wrote:

      > Allan Halme (2004-01-27 01:28):
      >
      >
      >><question>
      >>Do we, the practitioners and professionals of software
      >>development, have amongst us somewhere an example of a
      >>software product that is entirely bug-free, and that
      >>can (somehow) be effectively proven to be so?
      >></question>
      >>
      >
      > It's been too long, but I think that TeX (the base system, not the
      > plethora of LaTeX packages for tea-sipping weenies;) might fit your
      > criteria ... IIRC, Prof. Knuth offered a monetary reward ($2.56?)

      Started at a penny. Doubled for each bug found. Last I read (1996?) the
      reward was up to $10.24.
      --
      J. B. Rainsberger,
      Diaspar Software Services
      http://www.diasparsoftware.com :: +1 416 791-8603
      Let's write software that people understand
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