> -----Original Message-----
> From: Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of W. Wesley Groleau x4923
> Sent: June 9, 2000 12:36 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Ada RTOS.
> > Linux is not a real-time OS and ....
> > Another problem area ... tasking implementation. ....
> > The other drawback ...time to evaluate the scheduling database ....
> OK, so Linux has problems, that's no surprise. But it's overall a good
> system, and competing with it would be a huge challenge.
> What if someone (yeah, I know, I should do it myself) were to fix a
> problem by replacing a _piece_ of Linux with a much superior equivalent
> written in Ada?
Like the Kernel? ;) Lot's of low-level crap in there that Ada can easily
do. More reliable? that would depend on the implementation I suppose. But
it's quite likely that an Ada kernel could give Linux more reason to boast
"WARNING: Long system uptimes are normal after switching to Linux/Ada. Do
NOT adjust your browser."
> Wes Groleau