documentation, software

What is documentation, software?

documentation, software meaning (NIST) Technical data or information, including computer listings and printouts, in human readable form, that describe or specify the design or details, explain the capabilities, or provide operating instructions for using the software to obtain desired results from a software system. See: specification; specification, requirements; specification. design; software design description; test plan, test report, user’s guide.

 

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

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