Why Don’t People Use Formal Methods? • Hillel Wayne

https://www.hillelwayne.com/post/why-dont-people-use-formal-methods/

From an article I’m clawing my way through:

«Proofs are hard. Obnoxiously hard. “Quit programming and join the circus” hard. Surprisingly, formal code proofs are often more rigorous than the proofs most mathematicians write! Mathematics is a very creative activity with a definite answer that’s only valid if you show your work. Creativity, formalism, and computers are a bad combination.»

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