Issue No. 01 - January (1995 vol. 12)
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<p>Legacy software was written years ago using outdated techniques, yet it continues to do useful work. Migrating and updating this baggage from our past has technical and nontechnical challenges, ranging from justifying the expense to dealing with offshore contractors to using program-understanding and visualization techniques.</p>
K. Bennett, "Legacy Systems: Coping with Success," in IEEE Software, vol. 12, no. , pp. 19-23, 1995.