On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 12:09 PM, Larry Martell

> The source is my own personal experience working for an avionics
> company and working with the FAA to get our code certified under the
> DO-178B standard. I never saw anything that said 'no GOTOs' but that's
> what I was told. I was also told no C++ was allowed nor was any
> recursion. This was important to me, as we had purchased some code
> that was all that (C++, with recursion and GOTOs) and I was given the
> task of rewriting it in C and removing the gotos and the recursion.

Now that was probably a lot of work! Interesting that C++ was not allowed.

Thanks for the background information,


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