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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: "W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2000 08:40:21 -0500
Reply-To: "W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <[log in to unmask]>
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> ....Personally I don't understand why anyone
> would specifically demand good Ada knowledge for a long term assignment, as long
> as the applicant was well versed in at least two or three other high level
> languages.
> (Actually - having tried to maintain Ada code written in the early days by C
> programmers, maybe I should retract that :-)

Yes.  I had the same reaction to Pascal written by Fortran folks.
(integer constants for enumerated types, nested ifs instead of cases or even
elsifs to check the case...)

Wes Groleau