TEAM-ADA Archives

Team Ada: Ada Programming Language Advocacy


Options: Use Classic View

Use Monospaced Font
Show Text Part by Default
Condense Mail Headers

Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
Mime-Version: 1.0
Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: Nasser Abbasi <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 1998 18:05:27 PST
Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
Reply-To: Nasser Abbasi <[log in to unmask]>
Parts/Attachments: text/plain (21 lines)
> Keith Shillington 
> Syntax is mostly irrelevant.

Then why all what we hear about C  weak points is what a bad syntax it has,
and how much more readable Ada is?

offcourse syntax is important. And semantics are important too. you need clear
synatx to express what you mean. 

defining an object using a record synatx for example, as in Ada, is an example
of wrong synatx for the semantics at hand.

so both need to be clear and work togother :)



More than just email--Get your FREE Netscape WebMail account today at