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Mon, 12 Jun 2000 01:21:12 EDT
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>From:  [log in to unmask] (W. Wesley Groleau x4923)
>Sender:    [log in to unmask] (Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95))
>Reply-to:  [log in to unmask] (W. Wesley Groleau x4923)
>To:    [log in to unmask]
>> >Wouldn't it be a nice change if some other language group was using and/or
>> >writing bindings to Ada components?
>> Sort of. I see it as a double-edged sword - on the one hand it helps to
>> people how useful, efficient and re-usable Ada is (and efficient), but on
>> other hand it shows how easy it is to access Ada code from other languages.
>Or might it show people that interfacing to Ada from other languages is
>not nearly as easy as interfacing to other languages from Ada?  :-)

As I see it, one would have to write in Ada, a series of entrypoints for
a series of entrypoints for Fortran, etc., at least for machines that lack
a common calling standard.