Quote: reuse is difficult because of superstructure to support composition; large units have largest benefit but too specialized; library design is time-consuming; uneven quality control

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abstraction in programming
reusable programming

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Four major factors conspire against software reuse: 1. … [i.e.] the prohibitive cost of developing an architectural superstructure to support … 2. Generality versus specification. … larger units are more specialized and therefore less … [of reuse]. … 3 Cost of library population. Determining suitable program … 4. The not-invented-here syndrome. … components reused from previous development projects cannot be … quality control, or to be sufficiently understood …   Google-1   Google-2

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