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[log in to unmask] (W. Wesley Groleau x4923) quoted and then wrote:

>> ..... implemented good 70s level Fortran and
>> Cobol system designs using Ada syntax.  ......
>
>You could easily add C and perhaps other to that list.  Sometimes they used
>the syntax of their "native" language as far as the Ada compiler would let
>them.
>
>   if (a = b) then ...

That particular example seems like a case where Ada might do what the
programmer
wanted, rather than what the programmer wrote.  In C the programmer
probably
meant ==.

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