Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 12th Aug 2012 22:16 UTC
General Development "I cannot help but speculate on how the software on the Curiosity rover has been constructed. We know that most of the code is written in C and that it comprises 2.5 Megalines of code, roughly. One may wonder why it is possible to write such a complex system and have it work. This is the Erlang programmers view."
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RE: codng at NASA
by kwan_e on Mon 13th Aug 2012 08:17 UTC in reply to "codng at NASA"
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On the other hand: Megalines? Really? That's not geeky, that's stupid. What comes next, hectolines?

Should be mebisloc.

Megalines is ambiguous as to whether it's a large number of lines, or just a number of huge lines.

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