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Composing Heterogeneous Software with Style

Kell, Stephen (2011) Composing Heterogeneous Software with Style. In: FREECO '11 Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Free Composition. 5. 5:1-5:5. ACM, New York, NY, USA ISBN 978-1-4503-0892-2. E-ISBN 978-1-4503-0892-2. (doi:10.1145/2068776.2068781) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:69715)

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Tools for composing software impose homogeneity requirements on what

is composed—that modules must share a

language, target the same libraries, or share other conventions.

This inhibits cross-language and cross-infrastructure

composition. We observe that a unifying representation of

software turns heterogeneity of components into a matter

of styles: recurring interface patterns that cross-cut large

numbers of code-bases. We sketch a rule-based language for

capturing styles independently of composition context, and

describe how it applies in two example scenarios.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Proceeding)
DOI/Identification number: 10.1145/2068776.2068781
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Stephen Kell
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2019 14:27 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:25 UTC
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