Is Python your only programming language?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Aug 14 18:34:18 CEST 2003


"Richard Brodie" <R.Brodie at rl.ac.uk> wrote in message
news:bhg9nc$161k at newton.cc.rl.ac.uk...
> The full text of the [Ariane 5 failure]report is on the web, and
should be required
> reading:

http://www.mssl.ucl.ac.uk/www_plasma/missions/cluster/about_cluster/cluster1/ariane5rep.html

Having just read this, I second the suggestion.  What the report hints
at is that the 'root' cause of the failure was pride leading to
complacency -- a trap most anyone can fall into -- and one which one
language can completely protect against.

Terry J. Reedy






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