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Design decisions vs supporting NFR

Kumar Amit
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Joined: Aug 13, 2001
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Hi Friends,
Do we need to create 2 seperate sections in the submission - one for architectural decisions and one for how the system supports NFR? Whats the difference between the two?

Rishi Shehrawat
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Joined: Aug 11, 2010
Posts: 218

I think one section on design/architecture decisions is fine. These decisions have been taken to support the functional & non-functional requirements. As reason/rationale for taking the decision you would mention the functional or non-functional requirement.
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