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Tucker Taft <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 14 Feb 1997 16:54:13 -0500
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We have done some work on translating a C++ application to
Ada 95 for GCCS.  Mitch Gart and Randy Hudson did most of
the work, I believe.  Their e-mail addresses are [log in to unmask]
and [log in to unmask]

> From [log in to unmask] Tue Feb 11 19:46 EST 1997
> Date:         Tue, 11 Feb 1997 16:41:13 -0800
> From: "Hal Hart (Hal Hart)" <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject:      C++-to-Ada95 Translators?
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> This reminds me of some bad jokes about FORTRAN-to-Ada translators in
> the 80's (yielding "AdaTRAN"), but I have a serious customer request
> about whether there are usable translators from C++ to Ada 95 now.
> This might even be a more reasonable thing to do, assuming some
> intelligence in the s/w design using C++, than FORTRAN translation.
> It also sounds like a good opportunity for Ada that we don't want to
> pass on if there's a reasonable answer.
> So, anyone got a product to point me to?  (Short of buying Rational
> Rose for both Ada & C++, using the reverse capability of the latter,
> assuming their language-neutral design representation really works,
> and then generate Ada from the former ... )
>         -- Hal