> demo or little throw-away app at least as fast, and usually faster, in
> Ada. There are more powerful language constructs that simply do more,
> more correctly, in a single statement. Of course it helps to use my
> personal toolkit of handy Ada code, just as an experienced C* person would
> use his. My fingers can also type "if x then" faster than "if(x)"
Me, too, for all of the above reasons, PLUS the fact that I've got
75 KSLOC of Ada experience and only 1.5 of C :-)
Which means you can't judge by me. :-) But it does seem that people
who have equal experience in both choose Ada more often than not.