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X-To: Dale Stanbrough <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 1998 11:56:28 -0400
Reply-To: "Robert I. Eachus" <[log in to unmask]>
From: "Robert I. Eachus" <[log in to unmask]>
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At 09:20 AM 7/28/98 +1000, Dale Stanbrough wrote:

>I believe the Denver airport baggage snafu was due more to design flaws
>than any particular language issue (i.e. the same problems would have
>surfaced even if it was programmed in Ada).

    Yes, but from experience, the design problems would have surfaced much
sooner.  This is both the strength and weakness of Ada.  It makes you ask
the hard questions when lots of people don't want to hear them.

                                        Robert I. Eachus

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