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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
X-To: Dale Stanbrough <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 11 May 2000 15:21:09 +1000
From: Geoff Bull <[log in to unmask]>
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Dale Stanbrough wrote:
> >
> >BTW, using page count as a metric, C99 has a bloat factor almost identical
> >to that of Ada95.
> yes, but doesn't the standard include things that are not included in
> the AdaLRM, such as locales?
yes, but doesn't Ada include things not included in C: tasking, generics,
distributed programming, packages, type extension, range constraints,
fixed point types, rep clauses, etc etc etc etc.

My point was you can't call Ada bloat-ware without also calling C bloat-ware.