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Long ago, for an Air Force base not too far away, I helped develop a simulation of the F-16 STOL Maneuverability and Technology Demonstrator aircraft flight control system in the language that bears her name, Ada. I also wrote a white paper for a research effort entitled Automated Verification and Validation Test Case Generation for Ada. Very interesing stuff, in both cases.
To muse on what she might have accomplished had she been of our time...
"I intend to live forever - so far, so good." Steven Wright
"I almost had a psychic girlfriend but she left me before we met." Also Steven Wright
"I'm addicted to placebos. I could quit, but it wouldn't matter." Steven Wright yet again.
Some robots in the industry still use a derivate of hyperterminal (connect, transfer program, backups, some management functions and the possibility to execute things per command line)
If something has a solution... Why do we have to worry about?. If it has no solution... For what reason do we have to worry about?
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Ah, fond memories of reading the caller id data from a pbx serial port! I actually made a nice little phone log application out of it, tracking the call activity of a dozen or so collectors. I gave it away and let the owner eventually make some money from it.