Back to the future (panel session)

Martine Devos, Richard P. Gabriel, James O. Coplien, T. J. D'Hondt, Jutta Eckstein, Brian Foote, Kevlin Henney, Alan O'Callaghan
2000 Addendum to the 2000 proceedings of the conference on Object-oriented programming, systems, languages, and applications (Addendum) - OOPSLA '00  
Functional programming, AI, patterns, OO, structured programming -they were promising, and yet they seem to have failed to deliver. Did we lose interest too soon? Is the best too good for our industry? Is there "a" best for our industry or is our endless search for the silver bullet driving us? Do we want the "best" to (again) be a popular goal? How? Back to the Future: Worse (Still) is Better! *
doi:10.1145/367845.367901 dblp:conf/oopsla/DevosGCDEFHO00 fatcat:wsxwgi2uwracfb6yeukqywzx4i