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"Robert L. Spooner" <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 12 Jan 1998 10:12:49 -0500
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Gary Kephart wrote:

> Robert Cheetham wrote:
> Raise your hands if you're using Ada to create desk-top applications or
> any other non-embedded software - and that's the main part of your job.

The majority of what we use Ada for here is real-time applications, but we
also do our data reduction software in Ada, using calls to the Xwindow
system, and for at least one person I know of here at the lab, that is his
main job.  The advantages of using Ada for both the real-time and data
analysis software are numerous.  Shared code and data types come to mind
                               Robert L. Spooner
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