In article <1021149573.smmsdV1.1.2 / 217.10.192.226>,
Radu M. Obad? <whizkid / xnet.ro> wrote:
>Mind me... but I feel like stating my oppinions regarding this issue. I 
>deeply believe that software engineering is, if not a form of art, much 
>more than science. Software engineering involves much more than 
>technical knwoledge, it involves imagination, creativity, an analithical 
>mind, and much more. Creating quality software (and I'm focusing on open 
>source software) means devotement, and an enormous will to create... I 
>think that is the most important thing.
>So, if not an art, software engineering is definitely much more than 
>science. There is more to talk on this.. but I think I made myself 
>clear.
>Best regards and happy coding,

So software engineering may lie at the intersection of art and science.  
Perhaps it's a synthesis of each that creates a third, new catagory.

Phil