Issue No. 05 - September/October (1998 vol. 15)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/52.714817
Components designed for reuse are expected to lower costs and shorten the development life cycle, but this may not prove so simple. The author emphasizes the need to closely examine a problematic aspect of component reuse: the necessity and potential expense of validating components in their new environments.
E. J. Weyuker, "Testing Component-Based Software: A Cautionary Tale," in IEEE Software, vol. 15, no. , pp. 54-59, 1998.