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Steven Deller <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 4 Nov 1999 23:32:09 -0500
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On Thursday, November 04, 1999 7:42 PM, Hal Hart [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
> Michael Feldman wrote:
> > ...
> > I got a tip this afternoon from a friend close to the project
> > that the Canarsie Line contract was awarded and that the French
> > contractor won it, meaning the Paris software is coming to NY.
> Yes, that computes.  I now remember further that the guy I talked to at
> the SEI said his company had also done the French line.
> I have in front of me (taken from the SIGAda booth at OOPSLA'99
> yesterday) the very brief, half-page Ada Success Story titled "Ada Used
> in the Paris METRO System."  It seems to name GEC-Alsthom as the trains
> contractor and Matra Transport "for the automatic systems."  I assume
> we're trying to track down the latter.  It says "For further info,"
> contact Alsys World Dialogue in San Diego.  This was a reprint from
> "Alsys World Dialog," Spring 1994, Vol.8, No. 1.  Presumably this is now
> Aonix, and that they are now using ObjectAda is as good a guess as any.
> BEN?   Anyone else from Aonix?   -hh

They are using Rational Apex.  They may be using other vendor compilers as


Steven Deller, Apex Ada Marketing
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