[Interest] Qt in security-critical systems. Was: Re: L Word

Rui Oliveira ruilvo at hotmail.com
Mon May 3 18:27:15 CEST 2021

[Please rename threads when the subject changes]

SpaceX's dashboard is literally an Electron application. So if a 
half-browser, half javascript runtime can be certified to fly to *space* 
and dock into the ISS, I guess Qt can be used on cars.

Unfortunately, MISRA C++ is very outdated. Autosar is more up to date, 
and I've skimmed through it and the guidelines as more or less sane C++ 
development guidelines...

In all cases: 

Às 16:32 de 03/05/2021, Matthew Woehlke escreveu:
> On 03/05/2021 11.23, eric.fedosejevs at gmail.com wrote:
>> I find this whole argument that Qt is not appropriate for functional 
>> safety very puzzling. Aren’t vehicle dashboards QtC’s main market
>> these days? What are vehicle dashboards if not safety critical?
> Are they? I thought it was infotainment systems. There's quite the 
> difference between those two. (At least in most cars; Teslas I think 
> may be starting to blur that distinction, and to an extent that likely 
> alarms some people.)
> Oh, fun story... before it died entirely, my Prius's dashboard would 
> sometimes fail completely. The car still *moved*, but I had no idea 
> how fast I was going, or how much fuel I had left :-D. Fun times... 
> and an interesting point of discussion for whether or not the 
> dashboard is, in fact, "safety critical".

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