The last MISRA news letter (re-posted with permission)
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formatting link> > or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to > > firstname.lastname@example.org > > > > You can reach the person managing the list at > > email@example.com > > MISRA newsletter July 2007 > > > > Vol 6, no 2 > > > > Items in this issue > > > > 1. Introduction > > 2. MISRA C++ review > > 3. New MISRA C resources > > 4. Update on other MISRA activities > > 5. MISRA Conference > > 6. MISRA Web Forum > > 7. Data protection > > > > > > 1. Introduction to this edition of the MISRA newsletter > > > > Welcome to the latest edition of the MISRA newsletter! > > > > The MISRA newsletter exists to provide news and information > relating > > to MISRA (The Motor Industry Software Reliability Association), its > > documents and activities. This issue is being sent to > those who have > > registered to receive our email updates. > > > > If you do not wish to receive future issues of this > newsletter, please > > follow the instructions at the start of this message to unsubscribe. > > > > Please note that the mailing list used to distribute this > newsletter > > is not a discussion list. If you try to post to it, your > post will be > > rejected automatically. If you have a point for discussion or a > > question, please use our web forum (see item 6). > > > > > > 2. MISRA C++ draft for public comment > > > > MISRA has been developing a set of guidelines for the use of > > the C++ language in critical systems. The aim of the > > guidelines is to provide a set of rules, in a similar fashion > > to the MISRA C rules, which encourage good programming > > practices and avoid poorly-defined or insecure features of > > the language. > > > > MISRA is pleased to announce that a draft of MISRA C++ is now > > available for public comment. > > > > To participate in the review, please download a reply form > > from the MISRA website and return it by fax or post to MIRA > > at the address shown at the top of the form. As this form > > requires a signature to indicate acceptance of the terms of > > the review, only fully completed and signed copies can be accepted. > > > > We will then send you the draft and the details of the > review process. > > > > The review reply form can be found at > >
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> > > > > 3. New MISRA C resources > > > > MISRA is pleased to announce the availability of the > > following new resources for MISRA C: > > > > * Exemplar Suite > > * Technical Clarification 1 for MISRA-C:2004. > > > > The Exemplar Suite is a collection of over 200 code examples > > that are intended to illustrate the use of the MISRA C rules, > > through examples of compliant and non-compliant code. Please > > note that it is not a compliance or conformance test suite, > > since considerably more examples would also be needed in such > > a suite. Also MISRA does not offer compliance or conformance > > testing for tools or products. > > > > Use of the Exemplar Suite is free to individual users. Any > > tool vendors who wish to distribute the suite with their > > product may do so on payment of a license fee. Please enquire > > for details. > > > > The Technical Clarification has been developed based on > > questions asked by MISRA C users on the Forum and also that > > have arisen during the development of the Exemplar Suite. It > > provides amendments to the current version of MISRA C and is > > designed to be used in conjunction with a copy of MISRA-C:2004. > > > > Both resources may be downloaded from the MISRA Forum (free > > registration required). > > > > > > 4. Update on other MISRA activities > > > > Please watch the MISRA web site and the next edition of this > > newsletter for further information on MISRA's other ongoing > > activities, including publication of the first deliverables > > from the MISRA Autocode activity and the MISRA Safety > > Analysis Guidelines. > > > > > > 5. MISRA Conference > > > > Following the success of earlier events, we are again hosting > > a meeting of the MISRA Guidelines Forum. It will be held on > > 29 November 2007 in Coventry, UK, and will take the form of a > > conference covering various aspects of MISRA's activities. > > > > MISRA is launching several new documents in 2007, including > > MISRA Safety Analysis, the first parts of MISRA Autocode, and > > MISRA C++. This event will be an opportunity to learn more > > about the new MISRA publications, as well as to share user > > experience with existing documents. There will also be a > > small exhibition. > > > > Further details, including a programme and how to book, will > > be posted shortly on the MISRA website, but in the meantime > > please reserve the date in your diary. > > > > > > 6. MISRA Web Forum > > > > A reminder of the MISRA Web Forum which can be used to > > discuss and ask questions about MISRA publications, as well > > as to obtain the new MISRA C resources. Visit the Forum at > >
formatting link> > > > > > 7. Data protection > > > > By registering with the MISRA website you give consent for > > your registration details to be stored in a database system > > by MIRA. You will also be given the opportunity to receive > > occasional news by e-mail of MISRA activities and > > publications. Your details will not be passed to a third > > party although we may occasionally contact you with details > > of other products or services that may be of interest. > > > > If you wish to have your details amended or deleted please > > contact MISRA. You can remove yourself from this mailing list > > at any time by following the instructions in this message. > > > > > > Best regards > > > > David Ward (Dr) > > MISRA Project Manager > > > > > > Copyright ) 2007 MIRA Limited. > > Unauthorized distribution or reproduction of this newsletter > > is not permitted. > > "MISRA", "MISRA C" and the triangle logo are registered > > trademarks of MIRA Limited, held on behalf of the MISRA Consortium. > > misra-news mailing list > > firstname.lastname@example.org > >
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