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EWD 1308: What Led to “Notes on Structured Programming”

  • Edsger W. Dijkstra

Abstract

The purpose of this historical note is to describe the experiences which with hindsight seem to have influenced me when I wrote EWD 249 “Notes on Structured Programming” in 1969. The note is based on what I remember; I am sure my memory has been selective and hence don’t claim the objectivity of a professional historian.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edsger W. Dijkstra
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  1. 1.Department of Computer SciencesThe University of Texas at AustinAustinUSA

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