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Danish Shaukat
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Hi !
I know that there are various software process models like incremental,waterfall, iterative, etc.
Are RUP, XP, DRUP, etc also process models...
can i say that they are more specialized process models based on the waterfall, iterative, incremental etc..
[ February 22, 2002: Message edited by: Danish Shaukat ]
Alistair Cockburn
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All the modern methodologies are combined incremental-iterative. All involve "build some, show some, revise if needed, show again, ship asap"

Alistair Cockburn<br /><br />Author of <a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Agile Software Development</a>

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what is the main difference between
RUP and XP?
IS there is any other methodology with equi-fame
to both?
Ilja Preuss

Joined: Jul 11, 2001
Posts: 14112
Originally posted by sez:
what is the main difference between
RUP and XP?

RUP is a process framework, coming with a whole bunch of practices you have to choose from to build your own process.
XP is a minimalistic process, coming with a dozen practices it is suggesting to start with and to adapt to your needs.
There are instances of RUP which are rather XPish - see Most often RUP is used in a much more heavy weight way, though.

IS there is any other methodology with equi-fame
to both?

May I ask why you are looking for fame?

The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny - it is the light that guides your way. - Heraclitus
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