The other interesting thing I noted @ the HELLO WORLD site was that we had FULL source code for things like delphi - even though 99.9% was produced automatically from the IDE !
Ross Ferris Stamina Software Visage – an Evolution in Software Development >-----Original Message----- >From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On >Behalf Of Brian Leach >Sent: Wednesday, 14 April 2004 11:25 PM >To: 'U2 Users Discussion List' >Subject: RE: Productivity metrics > >Ok I see. >Meaningless then. >You can write some pretty hairy nested stuff into a single 'C' statement. >How is that counted? >If you call a library function, do you count all the lines in that >function? >If you execute a SQL command under TSQL, how much of the SQL library is >included in the tally? > >It's like those old programming competitions - write the shortest program >in >any computer language that prints itself, and so forth (before anyone pipes >up, my entry: pg $0) > >I used a class generator a while back to generate VB classes to access a >data source. The classes are horrible, complicated, long winded things - >but >since they were machine generated and provide just about every method I >might need my productivity was actually improved by using them. > >A uvCase screen is built using a screen designer or from a short script. >But >the screen interpreter includes thousands of lines of Delphi code. Again, >which is counted? > >As a measure it all sounds a bit pointless - I can't see how number of >statements relates to programmer productivity when there are so many >different ways to pare a moggie. > >Brian > >-----Original Message----- >From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On >Behalf Of Bob Dubery >Sent: 14 April 2004 12:59 >To: U2 Users Discussion List >Subject: Re: Productivity metrics > > >----- Original Message ----- >From: "Brian Leach" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >To: "'U2 Users Discussion List'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2004 1:55 PM >Subject: RE: Productivity metrics > > >> By 'lines of code' I wonder what they mean? >> >> Lines of source code? Number of Actions? Source or executable statements? >I've seen it expressed as lines of source code or as "statements" > >-- >u2-users mailing list >[EMAIL PROTECTED] >http://www.oliver.com/mailman/listinfo/u2-users > >________________________________________________________________________ >This email was checked by MessageLabs SkyScan before entering Microgen. > > >________________________________________________________________________ >This email was checked on leaving Microgen for viruses, similar >malicious code and inappropriate content by MessageLabs SkyScan. > >DISCLAIMER > >This email and any attachments are confidential and may also be >privileged. > >If you are not the named recipient, please notify the sender >immediately and do not disclose the contents to any other >person, use it for any purpose, or store or copy the information. > >In the event of any technical difficulty with this email, please >contact the sender or [EMAIL PROTECTED] > >Microgen Information Management Solutions >http://www.microgen.co.uk >-- >u2-users mailing list >[EMAIL PROTECTED] >http://www.oliver.com/mailman/listinfo/u2-users > > >--- >Incoming mail is certified Virus Free. >Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). >Version: 6.0.656 / Virus Database: 421 - Release Date: 9/04/2004 > --- Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). Version: 6.0.656 / Virus Database: 421 - Release Date: 9/04/2004 -- u2-users mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.oliver.com/mailman/listinfo/u2-users