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Dale Stanbrough <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 28 Jul 1998 09:20:23 +1000
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At 8:00 AM +1000 28/7/98, Chris Sparks (aka Mr. Ada) wrote:
>Hi fellow Ada-philes,
>I need some ammunition against using C++.  There has been some talk here
>at work that some of the
>future add-on work may  be using C++.  The software in question is
>safety-critical and I wanted
>to quote "BAD" examples of C++ usage on projects.
>Examples I have seen are:
>  Navy plight with Windows NT
>  Colorado Airport baggage snafu

I believe the Denver airport baggage snafu was due more to design flaws
than any particular language issue (i.e. the same problems would have
surfaced even if it was programmed in Ada).