Whorfian mind-lock? (Re: Concepts that people find hard)

Ulf Wiger <>
Thu Jul 14 17:53:12 CEST 2005


Den 2005-07-14 15:29:59 skrev Jérôme Desquilbet <>:

> Isn't it what is called a Whorfian mind-lock? (  
> http://catb.org/%7Eesr/jargon/html/W/Whorfian-mind-lock.html )
> Some times ago, I tried to explore how the SWH can apply to software  
> engineering (using UML as an example,  
> http://jerome.desquilbet.org/lojban/rattle/#be ).
>    Jérôme.

Bringing the topic back to concurrency, it's been argued by me
and others several times that UML, as regards concurrency
modeling, is broken, esp. for complex state machinery.

There's a Whorfian Mind Lock for you. ;)

/Uffe




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