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>I have seen an argument that Ada is not OO because it uses syntax like
>
>method_name (object_name, args ...)  instead of
>object_name.method_name(args ...)


I usually ask them what exactly OO is, and get the normal rattle of

        dynamic dispatching
        inheritance
        encapsulation
        etc.

(they never say syntax)

You can then casually note that syntax is not on their list :-), and ask
them why this is.


Dale

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