Bertrand Meyer Quotes

Bertrand Meyer Quotes: Constants are widely known for the detestable practice of changing their values; we should prepare ourselves against the consequences of such fickleness
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Bertrand Meyer Quote: Software entities (classes, modules, functions, etc.) should be open for extension, but closed for modification.
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Quotes about Bertrand Meyer: I think Smalltalk is inappropriate for serious industrial developments. After all, run time is a little late to find out whether you have a landing gear.
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Quote about Bertrand Meyer: Careful as they may be, developers of Eiffel libraries will always run into cases in which, after releasing a library class, they suddenly experience what in French is called esprit de l'escalier or wit of the staircase: a great thought which unfortunately is an afterthought, like a clever reply that would have stunned all the other dinner guests - if only you had thought of it before walking down the stairs after the party is over.
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Bertrand Meyer Sayings: The role of a trainer or consultant is to empower the customer, not to make himself indispensable
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Bertrand Meyer Saying: C++ is the only current language making COBOL look good
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Sayings about Bertrand Meyer: Writing a class without its contract would be similar to producing an engineering component (electrical circuit, VLSI (Very Large Scale Integration) chip, bridge, engine...) without a spec. No professional engineer would even consider the idea.
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