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Re: Ada and Ariane 5 failure

Using an overflowed result in a calculation in any language will have an
effect, just not the one desired. And won't an uncaught exception bring
down a C++, Java, CLU, Modula-3 or PL/I program?

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"KS" == Kragen Sitaker <kragen@pobox.com> writes:

  KS> What other languages and environments would this bug have had the
  KS> same effect in?