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Modernizing Legacy Systems: Software Technologies, Engineering Processes, and Business Practices by Grace A. Lewis, Daniel Plakosh, Robert C. Seacord

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Chapter 7. Languages and Data Management

Languages and Data Management

with Lutz Wrage and Russ Bunting

Lutz Wrage is a visiting scientist at the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. Russ Bunting is a Member of the Technical Staff at the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.

 

Language can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence.

 
 --George Steiner,“The Retreat from the Word,”Language and Silence (1967).

In this chapter, we begin our exploration of the information system technologies that constitute the design space for RSS modernization. ...

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