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[2]: How
by kwan_e on Mon 13th Aug 2012 13:18 UTC in reply to "RE: How"
kwan_e
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it did look very unpractical


It's even more impractical if a coding error requires tons more rocket fuel and metal to fix.

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