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This message gives brief answers to questions that have occurred in comp.software-eng; in many cases they are also topics many readers would like NOT to see discussed again soon. Questions are: What is Software Engineering? What's a CASE Tool? What's a 'function point'? What's the 'spiral model'? What is a 'specmark'? Where can I find a public-domain tool to compute metrics? What metrics are there for object-oriented systems? How do I write good C style? What is 'Hungarian Notation'? Are lines-of-code (LOC) a useful productivity measure? Should software professionals be licenced/certified? How do I get in touch with the SEI? What is the SEI maturity model? Where can I get information on API? What's a 'bug'? Where can I get copies of standards?? What is 'cleanroom'? What is the Personal Software Process?