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"W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 17 Dec 1998 15:39:09 -0500
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>    When you need software On Time and Under Budget
>                      Choose Ada
> Programmer productivity in Ada is at least as high as
> other OOP languages such as C++. You get more Function Points
> per Dollar, less Re-Testing, Higher Reusability.
> Robust, Industrial-strength Compilers are cheap (some are
> Copyleft Free) and you don't need a million expensive tools
> for bounds checking - the compiler does that for you

I can't vouch for the accuracy of the information, but Capers Jones and
Software Productivity Research believe that Eiffel and perl will have
higher productivity than Ada.

They put Ada at 10-20 function points per staff-month
and perl or Eiffel at 16-23.  -  Capers Jones' data  -  a discussion of that data