In article <B902CD3C.13F1C%gehlker / fastq.com>,
Chris Gehlker  <gehlker / fastq.com> wrote:
>On 5/11/02 11:44 AM, "Phil Tomson" <ptkwt / shell1.aracnet.com> wrote:
>
>> 
>> So, is software creation an art or a discipline (or a science)?  Opinions
>> welcome.
>
>Karl E. Wiegers speaks about "The misguided notion that software is art and
>hence not amenable to discipline."
>
>I think the notion that art is not amenable to discipline is itself
>misguided.

Quite true.  I didn't mean to make that dichotomy in the final question.  
Like I said earlier in the post, we've all seen art that required a great 
amount of skill _and_ discipline to create.

Phil