Aug 4, 2010

Why is it called Debugging ?

Definition: Debugging
The term of a software fault being called a bug is from the days when a valve based computers occupied whole rooms - if an insect landed on the racks it would often cross contacts causing an error - hence the term debugging !

I have been doing this fault-fixing process for a very long time but just got the reason behind it's Name :)


Read more on this one here: http://icecube.berkeley.edu/~dima/stuff/misc/stories/bugging.html

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