[prog] Joel on Software: Leaky Abstractions

Jimen Ching jching at flex.com
Thu Apr 17 00:22:20 EST 2003

On Wed, 16 Apr 2003, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
>> I'm not sure I understand the point of this article.  Is anyone able to
>> determine Joel's reason for wanting non-leaky abstraction?  I just don't
>> understand what the big deal is.
>Leaky abstractions ==> bugs.

Good point.  Does anyone know of any non-leaky abstraction?  Is that even

Jimen Ching (WH6BRR)      jching at flex.com     wh6brr at uhm.ampr.org

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