Support Long-term Thinking
Support Long-term Thinking

200 Year Software

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on July 13th, 02007

  http://media.longnow.org/files/2/bricklin.jpg

I was once again reminded of Dan Bricklin’s excellent piece on long term software and thought it was worth a mention here.  His basic point is that a governments software, should be as lasting and shared as its other civil infrastructure.  The article does a great job of showing the perils of entrusting all our public records to proprietary software and formats.