The Impact of Mesa on System Design

@inproceedings{Lauer1979TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Mesa on System Design},
  author={Hugh C. Lauer and Edwin H. Satterthwaite},
  booktitle={ICSE},
  year={1979}
}
The Mesa programming language supports program modularity in ways that permit subsystems to be developed separately but to be bound together with complete type safety. Separate and explicit interface definitions provide an effective means of communication, both between programs and between programmers. A configuration language describes the organization of a system and controls the scopes of interfaces. These facilities have had a profound impact on the way we design systems and organize… CONTINUE READING
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