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As software engineering has developed, I have deliberately deleted chapters that were included in previous editions of the book from the current edition. Sometimes this reflects changes in practice, sometimes it has been in response to comments from readers and sometimes it simply reflects my own changing interests in the subject.

I appreciate that some users of earlier editions may make use of these chapters and I think it is important to maintain upward compatibility between editions. Consequently, I have made versions of these deleted chapters available here.

Chapters deleted from 5th edition

Ch. 9. Algebraic specification
Ch. 10. Model-based specification
Ch. 14. Function-oriented design

Chapters deleted from 6th edition

Ch. 26. Legacy systems
Ch. 27. Software change
Ch. 28. Software reengineering

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