RE: [hackers-il] The "Mafteach" methodology
- IIRC, I think the 5th is the 1st stage - Yzum (project initiation), which is a very preliminary project outline.
From: Arik Baratz
Sent: Monday, October 06, 2003 6:34 PM
Subject: Re: [hackers-il] The "Mafteach" methodology
This document needs to be filled (you get a MS Word template) in the
requirements phase of the software project, which produces your software
requirements (SR) document. You than save it, and rewrite the whole
thing at the design phase, which gives you the design document (DR). The
life cycle of this document actually follows the lifecycle of the
software project. The lifecycle of the project has 5 phases, which are
(from memory) the requirements phase, the design, implementation,
maintainance. Yes, there are 5 but I can't remember the 5th or where it
> 1. For a methodology whose use is mandatory in government softwareI've studied this methodology in a university course.
> biddings, this methodology seems not to be discussed in
> open mailing
> lists and forums. Does Methoda require users to keep secret
> any comments and criticism on the methodology?
We discussed in length the pros and cons of it.
I don't think there is any requirement to keep the methodology secret, its
just very uninteresting :-)
> 3. Is it compatible with the use of Free Software tools inIt doesn't deal with such things at all.
> projects, which
> need features, which are available from Free Software tools?
You can use whatever tools you want, as long as you document your process,
test your results, etc.
This methodology doesn't require any specific tools, its just specifies a
If you do XP, you'll have a difficult time using "Mafteach". Otherwise,
it'll probably match what you do anyway.
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