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From: Stanley Allen <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2000 22:13:29 -0500
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Jerry van Dijk wrote:
> To be honest, I do not think that is very useful. The type of
> calculation where this kind of precision really matters, will
> be done on the mainframe, or at least in Cobol or PL/I.
So, what is the purpose of the Ada 95 Information Systems Annex?
And why do so many businesses depend on financial calculations on
PC's running Excel programmed using VBA?

Stanley Allen
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