|Flowchart generator? email@example.com (1994-07-11)|
|Re: Flowchart generator? firstname.lastname@example.org (1994-07-29)|
|Re: Flowchart generator? email@example.com (1994-08-01)|
|Re: Flowchart generator? firstname.lastname@example.org (1994-08-02)|
|Re: Flowchart generator? email@example.com (1994-08-03)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (Steve McGowan)|
|Organization:||Computing Science Dept., Glasgow University, Glasgow, Scotland|
|Date:||Mon, 1 Aug 1994 08:53:08 GMT|
email@example.com (Matt Melchert) writes:
>Our moderator said:
>> [I didn't realize that anyone still used flowcharts. I used Autoflow, once,
>> in about 1970. -John]
>[Code changed and hand-drawnflowcharts didn't stay in step, making them
>useless.] But that was when they were drawn by hand, and programming tended
>to be messy and undisciplined. Surely today, with modular programming
>echniques and CAD programs, that would not be such a problem.
What's wrong with using DSDs? (Design Structure Diagrams) - I've been using
them for the past 11 or so years now.
They're far better then flowcharts (which are crap!), give inbuilt modularity,
and are far more understandable than flowcharts ever were...
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