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Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2003 08:24:54 -0600
Reply-To: "S. Ron Oliver" <[log in to unmask]>
From: "S. Ron Oliver" <[log in to unmask]>
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At 08:12 AM 8/1/2003 -0400, Roger Racine wrote:

. . .

>The people who did the
>interviews with prospective employees -might- have been able to convince
>them to work on Ada projects if they had better knowledge of the
>benefits.  Show hard evidence that the employee would be more productive,
>and perhaps they would not have had as many rejections.  So ignorance of
>productivity gains could be a problem.

Well, these have been fairly well documented in a number of different
cases.  It seems that people who choose a language consider "productivity"
a separate issue from language choice.  Either that or they simply don't
care about productivity.

. . .