> Yes, they were originally in Ada 83, then they were completely redesigned
> in C++. My point is that the "third generation" in Ada 95 is FEWER lines
> of code than the C++.
Is there some documentation showing this?
> _IF_ it is also more efficient in time and/or space, and more reliable, it
I would like to see these figure too.
> might be a "marketable" item with bindings from other languages. Wouldn't
> it be a nice change if some other language group was using and/or writing
> bindings to Ada components?
This is something I would hope to achieve with the Ada grass roots effort.
> Or a similar approach: identify some open-source item that is popular but
> has a significant bug. Rewrite it in Ada, make it better, and eliminate
> the bug. Distribute it!
Let me hear about these too.
> Yeah, I'm all talk, no action. Well, someday I'll have the resources
> (time and computer at home) to implement some of my ideas. I appreciate
> those (Simon P., David W., Nick R., etc.) who are taking action.
Treat yourself to a computer. We need your talents.
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