The point Royce was making that you learn from what you did the first time. Of course he wasn't doing this every week. That would not be feasible with all the work he was trying to cram in. But he recognized the value of doing things more than once. This spawned spiral and later proper iterative methods in the eighties and nineties. Eventually resulting in Agile. The main progress here is the number of iterations/releases and the reducing the time that takes.
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