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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: "W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 1997 11:17:05 -0500
Reply-To: "W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Even without training specific to Ada 95, Ada 83 programmers already
> should understand the concepts of packages and private types, tasks,
> exceptions, generics, etc.  ... many "C++" programmers are ..., without
> necessarily being full OO specialists.

If you want to talk OO, an "adequate" Ada-83 programmer also understands
inheritance, encapsulation, and abstraction better than most C
programmers (including those that write C for a C++ compiler).