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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: David Harrison <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 1997 11:35:55 -0500
Reply-To: David Harrison <[log in to unmask]>
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>>> "W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <[log in to unmask]> 08/20/97
11:07am >>>
> >  Ada .... says the programmers working
> >  on the newer versions of the GPS software, originally written
> >  in Ada, want to use C++.
> ----------------How can we help to disabuse them of this conceit?

This merits a stronger word than conceit.  I _try_ to be polite to those
that prefer C++ to Ada for new code, but to rewrite working widely-used
Ada so that it's in C++ requires stupidity if not malice.

Bravo!  A sentiment shared by many who read this thread.