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A PROGRAM DOCUMENTATION TOOL

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000006681D
Original Publication Date: 1992-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jan-23

Publishing Venue

Motorola

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Authors:
Robert Turner

Abstract

Fitly to seventy percent of the cost of software is spent after the product is initially delivered. This stage of the software development, usually called "mainte- nance: can consume as much as eighty percent of a team's resources after only three products have been delivered. With this level of resources dedicated to maintaining old products, new projects either take far too long to be delivered, or are not even attempted.