Does Python really follow its philosophy of "Readability counts"?

James Mills prologic at
Wed Jan 21 07:57:05 CET 2009

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 4:49 PM, Paul Rubin
<""@nospam.invalid> wrote:
> "Today, Boeing uses about 500,000 lines of Ada to fly its commercial
> 747 400 in subsystem components, critical certification, and human
> safety features. Two of the three largest systems on the 747, or 43
> percent of the executable bytes, are written in Ada. The software is
> FAA certified."  (

You wouldn't happen to have a source for this information would you ?
And this (if true) hardly suprises me as Ada is one of
the most rigorous and strictest languages I have ever



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