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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: "W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 1998 08:13:29 -0500
Reply-To: "W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <[log in to unmask]>
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> thought this group might be interesteid in this:
>
> http://www.gcn.com/gcn/1998/July13/cov2.htm
>
> Software glitches leave Navy Smart Ship dead in the water
>
> At a recent computer software engineering course in the US, the participants
> were given an awkward question to answer.  "If you had just boarded an
> airliner and discovered that your team of programmers had been responsible
> for the flight control software, how many of you would disembark
> immediately?"
>                     unknown author

I read a much longer version, which was not very complimentary towards
WinDoze NT.  I'll try to find the reference, unless someone else posts it
first.  Seems an typo in entering some data caused a divide by zero, which
crashed one NT workstation, and all others on its net went down in
sympathy.

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