I think its because maintenance can be seen as consisting of the 4 phases RUP identifies - inception, elaboration, construction, and transition, but this is just a guess. BTW, please refer to the JavaRanch naming policy and consider re-registering. John
The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen all at once.
- Buckaroo Banzai
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