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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: D S Croston-Melling <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 1999 10:47:45 +0100
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Well it seems that the RCX (the main lego block) is a small computer
built on a Hitachi P8.

RCX has 32K of RAM, LegOS takes up 5 or 6K.

LegOS is built using egcs, "the open source successor to the GNU gcc
compiler" configured as a cross compiler.


Dave DSC-M


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From: Robert C. Leif, Ph.D. <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Sunday, November 14, 1999 05:04
Subject: Re: Lego Mindstorms & Ada 95


>From: Bob Leif
>To: Dave Croston-Melling et al.
>
>What type of CPU is in the robot? What type of memory is available?
>If the Lego robots could be programmed in Ada, this should provide
>an excellent tool for classroom instruction and much needed Ada PR.

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