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Design Question

Zm Mohammed

Joined: Jul 01, 2009
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If the assignment says that the company XXXX wants to have ability to do something(enhancement mentioned) in the Future and the system must cater for the planned enhancement, does it mean we need to consider that enhancement in our design or the design should be such that it can easily be implemented in the future?

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Jeanne Boyarsky
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The later. It means the design is open to adding it. You don't actually have to design the future feature.

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Deepak Bala

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The open / closed principle comes to mind

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