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John Apa <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 20 Nov 1998 08:40:21 -0700
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It is when its being redesigned in Ada95 instead of c\c++. A decision
was made to redesign code in Ada95 to get the increased support from
tools and compiler vendors. I think that's a success when a decision
like that is made. They could have just as easily have chosen to
redesign in c\c++.

Perhaps my use of "moved" was not quite accurate, I should have said
redesigned. But in any case the decision to purchase Ada95
tools/training and migrate towards it shows a longer term commitment
than using a 6 year old unsupported Ada83 compiler just because it's
cheaper and still Ada.

John Apa
L-3 CSW

-----Original Message-----
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Subject:        Re: Ada market viability

[log in to unmask] (John Apa) quoted and then wrote:

>Boeing Commercial Aircraft Avionics. # 4
>Airbus Commercial Aircraft Avionics. # 5
>Plus Business Class Jet Avionics. # 6
>
>The above are still Ada83, but I believe that plans are still
underway
>to move them to Ada95.

Moving something that works to Ada95 is not a benefit in and of
itself.

Larry Kilgallen

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