Updating legacy codes
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"And as programmers either retire or leave for new jobs that living, human understanding of why the software was written the way it was gets gradually forgotten." As a result banks and other financial institutions are reluctant to rewrite their software "because changing a condition when you don't understand why it's there is a recipe for disaster." "Computers follow the instructions they are given without any knowledge or awareness of the goals or the context of the process," says Krishnaswami.They were big systems with inscrutable names, like HP minis, DEC VAX, Dexcom, or IBM MVS, running in big rooms, creating lots of heat. The best analogy is that of a tank or a Kalashnikov — you can drop it, kick, fill it full of sand and it just works," says Moores.