"Regardless of how it's expressed, it seems to me that the more important question is whether or not the model in question is sufficiently precise to serve its purpose. Text can be transformed into graphics and vice versa."
"Agreed, no improvement--things have actually gotten worse, I think.
I believe the root cause of the classic problems is that we really haven't gotten to a viable, persistent structure/model (syntax and semantics) for specifications yet. This is…"
"In my opinion, business specifications for a software application need be nothing more or less than structured expressions of 1) the data used by the business, and 2) what should and should not happen to that data."
"The intent of modeling is to express business specifications; the intent of programming is to implement specifications via databases and executables. The gap between the two results from assuming that specification models are abstract to the extent…"