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... I wonder if once the program is deployed in production, isn't it also valid to simply log a warning and proceed the execution? Short answer: No. Every function you write runs in its only tiny little world that only knows about the argument values passed to it. It can only change or reinterpret the intention of those values if it understands the ...


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In your examples you are not talking about failing early but rather about how to handle expected failure cases. Handling expected failure cases You gave the similar questions module as example. It can be aware, that one of its submodules may not be able to deliver and then just shows the rest of the questions that it got by its submodules. A counterexample ...


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As usual, there are obvious upsides and downsides to coercing. It will let your program run on in production, when it is weak and alone and has no one to hold its hand; it must manage whatever conditions it is put into all by itself, and warping to the minimum value is the obvious thing to do. If crashing or skipping a task altogether would be very expensive ...


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It might be useful to examine the testing artifacts that ISO 12207 demands under Verification and Validation: Verification 7.2.4.3.2.3 Code verification. The code shall be verified considering the criteria listed below: a) The code is traceable to design and requirements, testable, correct, and compliant with requirements and coding ...


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In the opening sections of the paper that you quote, Boehm states: There is very little agreement in the software field on the definitions of the terms "verification" and "validation." Boehm defines the terms verification and validation as he intends to use them in the rest of the paper, in order to be able to clearly present the rest of the writing ...


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You cannot see how V&V can be QA activity? How about a QA process audit? Lets say a company has a mandatory process step: "after the requirements spec is completed, the spec must be peer reviewed" How can one VERIFY that people in your organsiation are actually performing this peer reviewing? For this you have QA audit process in place: every week a ...



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