The Fast Company magazine has a December 1996 article about the
guys writing the software for the space shuttle. It's 420000 lines of code.
This software never crashes. It never needs to be re-booted. This software
is bug-free. It is perfect, as perfect as human beings have achieved.
Beauty. Too bad software did not help when the earths atmosphere tore
Columbia apart. Volume 22, Issue 54 of the
digest have a lot more on that, read it.
I've started using OpenBSD again. I miss
Phoenix on FreeBSD
and it's sweet antialiased fonts already, but there's probably no hope of
making Phoenix work on OpenBSD.
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