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"Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
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"W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 12 Apr 1999 21:49:37 -0500
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> The STARS system is for managing terminal (i.e. near airports) air traffic
> control.  It is largely written in Ada, but the test cited was misleading,
> as it was performed on slower processors than the operational system will
> use, and the code was not optimised for the actual platform used.  Comparing
> the test to real-world use would be like comparing apples and oranges.
> STARS has frequently been cited for being behind schedule because the system
> is ambitious in scope (see GAO reports), but the system itself is pretty
> well done, from all accounts I hear.

Also, the article was based on a fairly old report
_written_by_Raytheon's_competitor.  (Raytheon did STARS.)

I don't recall the source, but I heard STARS was in C++.

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