Mon, 29 Jul 2002 09:57:11 -0400
Ed Colbert <[log in to unmask]> writes:
> Hi All,
> I was asked, "what's Ada's life expectancy?" I thought I'd get the
> consensus of this group before I respond.
By "life expectancy", I mean "able to get a working compiler for my
If you mean instead "able to buy a support contract for a working
compiler on my computer for my embedded target", that's still
"indefinite", given ACT's success.
> I'd appreciate any data you have to support your position?
Other languages have well outlasted their predicted lifetimes; look at
COBOL. Ada Core Technologies is making money and growing; no reason to
think that will change.