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Pascal Obry <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 30 Jan 2001 18:28:18 +0100
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Ian Sommerville writes:
 > Ada has not had the impact which I and many others anticipated and is
 > now primarily used for defence and aerospace systems. Few

That is plain wrong. Please have a look at the lastest stats !

 > Personally, I think that Ada is a better language than java for
 > software engineering but the academic and commercial markets do not
 > agree. I have to be realistic about this and make changes that are
 > aimed at the majority of users. I would be surprised if you found any
 > new texts that used Ada.

I would be very surprised to not found texts using Ada !

Now I pretty well understand that you will sell many more books based on Java
that Ada these days :)

Pascal.

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