reference implementation

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

reference + implementation

Noun[edit]

reference implementation (plural reference implementations)

  1. (computing) A piece of software that implements a specification of requirements and whose main purpose is to help in the creation of other software implementations of the specification by serving as a point of reference rather than being put to directly productive use.

Synonyms[edit]

Hypernyms[edit]

See also[edit]