Linus makes the tacit assumption that specs have to be written in a waterfall framework. Spec a little, test a little, design a little, lather rinse and repeat - looks quite different.
Linus created something quite lovely when he created Linux. I don't see hime as an expert in methodology though. Could be wrong.
On 05/10/05, Jeff Sutherland <jeff.sutherland@...> wrote:
Linus thinks not ...
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2005 12:57:05 -0700 (PDT)
From Linus Torvalds
"A 'spec' is close to useless. I have _never_ seen a spec that was
both big enough to be useful _and_ accurate.