Flight Control Software
At a recent software engineering management
course in the US, the participants were given an awkward question to answer. "If
you had just boarded an airliner and discovered that your team of programmers
had been responsible for the flight control software how many of you would
Among the ensuing forest of raised hands, only one man sat motionless. When asked what he would do, he replied that he would be quite content to stay onboard.
With his team's software, he said, the plane was unlikely to even taxi as far as the runway, let alone take off
Last updated: 20 August, 2004 13:45