From Miguel de Icaza, the GNOME project leader,
> Now, I personally have problems with C++. It is a language that
> has evolved over time: there was no clear goal at the beginning, nor a
> clear goal during its development. What we have now is a mix of
> language features, many of them good features. But sadly, the
> language lacks some sort of "internal" consistency. This is purely
> from a taste-point-of-view.
> Contrary to what most people think, Ada95 is a much nicer, simpler
> and cleaner language than C++ is. And Ada95 has nice bindings for GTK
> (and I think GNOME as well).
FYI, the Ada 95 binding for the GTK toolkit is available
from <URL: http://ada.eu.org/gtkada/>, the GNOME
project home page being <URL: http://www.gnome.org/>.