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From: Niklas Holsti <niklas.holsti@tidorum.invalid>
Subject: Re: is Ada used in James Webb Space Telescope software?
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2021 12:59:32 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <j3090lF83viU1@mid.individual.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <279d8891-c296-4935-ab17-11e1ce2a40ecn@googlegroups.com>

On 2021-12-28 12:24, John McCabe wrote:
> On Monday, 27 December 2021 at 00:37:03 UTC, Paul Rubin wrote:
>> John McCabe <jo...@mccabe.org.uk> writes:
> 
>>> as it looked like we (Matra Marconi Space) might be forced to use
>>> the RTX2010 as it was one of very few space qualified processors
>>> with hardware floating point support. In the end we used the
>>> MA31750, with Ada, instead.

    [snip]

> The Ada compiler we used was the same as Nikolas; TLD.

    [snip]

> Although Nikolas mentions Matra Marconi Space mandating TLD, that
> would've come down from Dornier who'd apparently done a deal with
> TLD.

Yes, a considerable part of our requirements came from Dornier via Matra
Marconi Space (France). We sometimes had fun trying to understand how
the French had interpreted requirements written in English by the
Germans. The two other languages had left their imprints on the
"English" wording :-)

  reply	other threads:[~2021-12-28 10:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-12-26 13:18 Nasser M. Abbasi
2021-12-26 14:23 ` Dmitry A. Kazakov
2021-12-26 19:22   ` Paul Rubin
2021-12-26 23:57     ` John McCabe
2021-12-27  0:37       ` Paul Rubin
2021-12-27  7:44         ` Niklas Holsti
2021-12-28 10:24         ` John McCabe
2021-12-28 10:59           ` Niklas Holsti [this message]
2021-12-31 10:26             ` John McCabe
2021-12-31 21:18               ` [OT] ESA project memories (was Re: is Ada used in James Webb Space Telescope software?) Niklas Holsti
2022-01-05 16:43                 ` John McCabe
2022-04-23  9:17         ` is Ada used in James Webb Space Telescope software? 姚飞
2021-12-30 13:30 ` Peter Chapin
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