From: Michael Feldman <[log in to unmask]>
> [said Ron]
> > 3) The language is too large, or too verbose, etc. This was always
> > (IMHO) a fictional argument. The language is so much like Pascal,
> > so regular, and so well documented that what seems like it should
> > work normally does work and if it works one way doing one thing it
> > works the same way doing something else.
> C++ is less verbose?
C'mon... he wasn't taking that position (read the second sentence).
I think Ron was answering in the vein of "here is some of what people
say about Ada and some of what I think about it," not "these are the
disadvantages of Ada"...