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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
X-To: Michael Feldman <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 4 Nov 1999 16:42:14 -0800
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Michael Feldman wrote:

> ...
> I got a tip this afternoon from a friend close to the project
> that the Canarsie Line contract was awarded and that the French
> contractor won it, meaning the Paris software is coming to NY.

Yes, that computes.  I now remember further that the guy I talked to at
the SEI said his company had also done the French line.

I have in front of me (taken from the SIGAda booth at OOPSLA'99
yesterday) the very brief, half-page Ada Success Story titled "Ada Used
in the Paris METRO System."  It seems to name GEC-Alsthom as the trains
contractor and Matra Transport "for the automatic systems."  I assume
we're trying to track down the latter.  It says "For further info,"
contact Alsys World Dialogue in San Diego.  This was a reprint from
"Alsys World Dialog," Spring 1994, Vol.8, No. 1.  Presumably this is now
Aonix, and that they are now using ObjectAda is as good a guess as any.
BEN?   Anyone else from Aonix?   -hh