Interface Consistency

Jørgen Staunstrup

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    Abstract

    This paper proposes that Interface Consistency is an important issue for the development of modular designs. Byproviding a precise specification of component interfaces it becomes possible to check that separately developedcomponents use a common interface in a coherent matter thus avoiding a very significant source of design errors. Awide range of interface specifications are possible, the simplest form is a syntactical check of parameter types.However, today it is possible to do more sophisticated forms involving semantic checks.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationInterface Consistency
    Publication date1998
    Publication statusPublished - 1998
    EventWorkshop on Foundations of Component-Based System - Zürich, Switzerland
    Duration: 26 Sep 199726 Sep 1997

    Workshop

    WorkshopWorkshop on Foundations of Component-Based System
    CountrySwitzerland
    CityZürich
    Period26/09/199726/09/1997

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