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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: Pascal Obry <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 1998 09:54:08 +0100
X-To: Jerry van Dijk <[log in to unmask]>
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> -----Message d'origine-----
> De:   Jerry van Dijk [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
> Date: lundi 14 decembre 1998 23:43
> A:    [log in to unmask]
> Objet:        Re: Choose Ada flyer
>
> >                  When your software has to fly...
> >                          Choose Ada.
> >
> > Ada is the language of the International Space Station, Boeing jets,
> > world-wide Air Traffic Control, and the French TGV high-speed train.
>
> etc.
>
> My first impression is: obviously a great language for safety critical
> applications. We do not build safety critical applications, so... we
> stick to C++ (or JAVA, or...)
>
> Does anyone else get the same impression or is this just me again ?
>
> regards,
> Jerry.

I have the same impression too. The problem here is the definition of
"Critical" systems. It does not always mean "Safety Critical" but when
you read the flyer it is the only translation that comes in mind...

I really think that we should focus on Information Systems too. The
compagny Information Systems is "Critical" and this is I think a large
buissness, larger than "Safty Critical" oriented compagnies.

Just my thought...

Pascal.

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