[mercury-users] Re: Re: Some remarks and questions

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Wed May 7 16:16:17 AEST 2003

On 03-May-2003, lucsmorf at xs4all.nl <lucsmorf at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> Do you know of any studies on defect rates and software reliability for
> projects using Mercury instead of common OO languages?

I'm pretty sure no such studies have been carried out.

In general, such studies tend to be expensive to carry out,
and very difficult to do in a meaningful way, due to difficulties
controlling for things such as programmer expertise.

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