An anonymous contributor wrote in saying " Boeing is using an open source CORBA ORB called TAO in its avionics systems. The idea is that complex systems can benefit from standard off the shelf software." I'm posting this story because it shows that Tao was able switch processing over from a broken processor, possibly making it useful for life-support equipment in hospitals or in space.
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