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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Programming Language Advocacy (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 11:10:06 +0100
Reply-To: Jacob Sparre Andersen <[log in to unmask]>
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Paul Colin Gloster wrote:
> Michael Gilbert wrote:
> > Harbaugh, John S wrote:

> I am also disappointed that Ada programmers often use use
> clauses.

I'll join the team. - Although I do use use clauses inside
procedures and functions, when it seems to make the code
easier to read.

But it is a bit problematic, when some of our tools (the GUI
builder GLADE is one notable example) sprinkle the package
headers very liberally with use clauses.


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