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Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 12:17:04 -0700
Reply-To: "S. Ron Oliver" <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: AdaOS
From: "S. Ron Oliver" <[log in to unmask]>
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At 01:22 PM 1/10/01 -0500, Ada Marketing wrote:

>As an aside, I'm sure every one knows there are many embedded Ada OSs.  These
>are the Ada RTSs that are also written in Ada.  Further there at least two
>government programs for what were then termed APSEs.  Both the ALS and SDME
>APSEs were  Ada OSs with a bundled support environment.

This just reminded me that MANY years ago, when Ada93 was still very young,
the government paid SAIC to develop an OS (I think it was for an HP system)
in Ada.  I never heard how that project turned out.

Does anyone know anything about it?

sro



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Engineering.  www.csc.calpoly.edu/~sroliver

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