Hi there, WIll the person who is looking for ada type jobs in the Belgium area check Jobserve - i get it daily and my problem is that i am in Texas and am waitingto get an HSMP work permit, which is a real bow-wow so far with all the baloney, red tape, etc... or let me know how to get you connecvted ? Jon >From: Colin Paul Gloster <[log in to unmask]> >Reply-To: [log in to unmask] >To: [log in to unmask] >Subject: Re: Ada to help with "Multi-Core Paradigm Shift"? >Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2006 12:11:50 +0200 > >On Fri, 1 Sep 2006, Dirk Craeynest emailed: > >"[..] > >Even though some argue that low-level thread programming is not the way >to go to develop multi-core applications, [..]" > >I am involved with a consortium which had used such an argument to >successfully secure funding from the European Commission for networks on >chips. The compiler vendor in the consortium unfortunately sells compilers >which are only for supposedly "ANSI-C code, possibly extended with >user-defined data types and operators using C++ classes and operator >overloading". As is typical with C vendors, actually reading what is >written by the vendor when it claims to adhere to the standard reveals >that it fails to conform to the ANSI standard: it sells a compiler which >"supports the built-in data types of the C language and allows to map them >onto the data types supported by the processor hardware. In addition, >thanks to the support of C++ classes, the compiler offers the flexibility >to introduce custom data types in the source program. For example, >fixed-point data types occurring in DSP applications can be supported >easily, without having to resort to nonstandard C language extensions (as >is required in some other compilers)." > >Dirk Craeynest wrote: > >"Can we do anything to make Ada more visible in that domain? > >Should we respond to those papers, announcements, etc, suggesting >to also look at Ada with its long track record of successful >multi-threaded applications?" > >Maybe. > >"Any volunteers, who have a "good pen" to write eloquent, brief, >and to the point reactions? > >[..]" > >Not I. > >">>> Looking for Ada-related jobs, reachable from Leuven, Belgium <<<" > >Good luck with that search as well.