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SubjectRe: An important fact about real time computing
yodaiken@fsmlabs.com wrote:
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> On Wed, Jul 19, 2000 at 03:47:01PM -0400, David Mansfield wrote:
> > David Balazic wrote:
> > >
> > > The first sentence my professor maid on the real time computing
> > > course was :
> > >
> > > "A common misconception : Real-time computing is fast computing."
>
> This is the standard lecture, but don't take it too far. You can control
> a robot with deterministic latecnies under 50 usecs, but not with
> deterministic latencies of 10 minutes.

Yes , but not every process has usec requirements.
Think house heating control etc ...

David Balazic

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