volume 33, issue 3, P23-37 2002
DOI: 10.1145/569905.569909
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Abstract: Component-based software development is widely regarded as a promising approach to improving productivity and quality. However, progress in component-based software development has been slower than expected. A possible explanation for this slow progress is that there are not enough software components that can satisfy users (consumers). From this perspective, the purpose of this paper is to increase our knowledge about consumers of software components and to understand what aspects of software components are …

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