• Subject: Re: Counting Lines of Code - was Job Accounting
  • From: HwaRangRon@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 9 Nov 1999 10:53:48 EST

>>I doubt that very much.  IBM's method for determining programmer productivity
 not a strict count but also involves a factor (can't recall what it's called)
 that normalizes the count based on the "power" of the language.>>

I thought they used something called "Function point analysis". This technique 
"weighs" programs based upon complexity, number of files, number of functions 
provided by the program, etc. and comes up with a number that can be used to 
determine how long it should take to  do any work. 

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