Letter from Charles A. R. Hoare to Joshua Lederberg
NOTE: According to Hoare, the reported course of the VENUS probe failure was not correct. FORTRAN was not in use at the time.
However, the prediction of the danger of ADA exceptions was justified by the unfortunate loss of Ariane V.
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1981-03-31 (March 31, 1981)
Hoare, Charles A. R.
Reproduced with permission of Charles A. R. Hoare.