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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
X-To: Nasser Abbasi <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 1998 13:33:01 -0500
From: "Robert L. Spooner" <[log in to unmask]>
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Nasser Abbasi wrote:

> yes, offcourse Ada is much more portable than C/C++. but still in Ada,
> doesn't the size of an 'integer' for example depend on the platform on
> is on?

Yes, and that is why portable code should not depend on predefined types.

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