Ada is mentioned in a favorable light in the current issue of the Rational
Edge newsletter at
On the last page of the article and again in the conclusion, Ada is given
more than faint praise and is even compared with C++ in a favorable light.
>It would be nice to have a design language or modeling tool that could
>visually describe the
>architecture of an entire system -- including all types of design elements
>-- in a uniform way.
>Although such a design language or modeling tool does not currently exist,
>there is an
>implementation language that maps surprisingly well to the elements of the
>pattern: Ada95. The popular object-oriented language C++, on the other
>hand, performs rather
>poorly when it comes to implementing data flow managers and I/O servers.
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