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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
X-To: Ben Brosgol <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 4 Nov 1999 09:52:36 -0800
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Interesting comments from Ben on DC Metro.  It reminds me that
there was talk earlier this year about Ada for the New York
transit system.  Did anything ever come out of that?


Richard Riehle
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AdaWorks Software Engineering
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On Thu, 4 Nov 1999, Ben Brosgol wrote:

> When I saw the subject line "DC Metro Position" I thought "Great, the DC
> subway system is going to be programmed in Ada!"  When I saw that the skill
> background was Air Trafffic Control I was even more impressed, visualizing a
> Space Age system with flying subways (an interesting image :-)  But then I
> realized that I had mis-interpreted "Metro" :-(
> -Ben Brosgol
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> -----Original Message-----
> >From: Christy Wentz <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Wednesday, November 03, 1999 5:11 PM
> Subject: DC Metro Position
> >We have an immediate need for candidates with at least 3 - 5 years of SW
> >development experience with ADA in a Unix environment (preferably in IBM's
> >RISCSystem/6000 AIX or Sun Solaris). Desired skills include Air Traffic
> >Management / Control SW development, software development for high
> >availability systems, algorithmic intensive systems, flight data
> processing,
> >and GUI development.
> >If you know anyone who may be interested in this opportunity, please
> contact
> >me at the number below. This position is located in the Washington DC metro
> >area.
> >Thank you for your time.
> >
> >
> >Christy Wentz
> >Technical Recruiter
> >LIST, Inc.
> >703-467-0100  ext 205
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> >