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Subject:Decompose=Partition From:"Anthony Markatos" <tonymar -at- hotmail -dot- com> To:nm -at- NoAdsPlease -dot- ii -dot- com, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com Date:Fri, 10 Dec 1999 08:43:05 PST
Tony Markatos says:
In software, another (common) way of saying that of saying that we are
"decomposing" a system is to say that we are "partitioning" the system. A
major task of a systems analyst is to partition the system into
"right-sized" chunks - where "right-size" is determined by evaluating the
interface complexity between the "pieces".
Note: Many Technical Writers use the term "chunking". To my understanding,
Nancy McGough asked:
I just today was trying to figure out a better word for
deconstruct/decompose/disect. I looked all these up in
dictionaries and thesauruses and still haven't figured out a
better word than "decompose." .......