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Comment: Re:Not A SW error! (Score 1) 151

by Yoda222 (#47782581) Attached to: Software Error Caused Soyuz/Galileo Failure
That's not what I understand from the article (my understanding of the article don't exclude your interpretation, but I see it differently) You are right, the control software of the Fregat did exactly what it was told to do (assuming the article is correct) but the input was wrong. But was the input directly done by an human or is it the result of another software (more likely) which had an error? If this is the case, then it's a software error. (this could also be an human input error before this software)

Comment: Re:"Programmers" shouldn't write critical software (Score 1) 151

by Yoda222 (#47782559) Attached to: Software Error Caused Soyuz/Galileo Failure
From what I understand (but this article is reporting that some press agency report that someone unamed told them something... the result must be very accurate) it's more likely that a software A gives a bad result to the Fregat control software B. I'm not able to determine from the article is the software A is bad or if there was a bad input to software A which result in this. I understand from the article that software A is also embedded, but see my remark in the parenthesis before about how accurate this article must be.

Comment: Re:Now it's unfair.... (Score 1) 561

by Yoda222 (#47660971) Attached to: Apple's Diversity Numbers: 70% Male, 55% White

I think you miss a few details here.

Firstly, you oppose white and foreign people. I'm not sure for your country, but in the US some citizen are non-white without being "foreign people"

Secondly, these are Apple numbers for around the globe, so the concept of "foreign" is strange, in that context.

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