specification, design

What is specification, design?

specification, design meaning (NIST) A specification that documents how a system is to be built. It typically includes system or component structure, algorithms, control logic, data structures, data set [file] use information, input/output formats, interface descriptions, etc. Contrast with design standards, requirement. See: software design description.

 

reference: U.S . Food & Drug – Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology (8/95)

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