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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: Corey Minyard <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Sat, 7 Feb 1998 17:58:59 -0600
In-Reply-To: "Jean-Pierre Rosen"'s message of Sat, 7 Feb 1998 16:00:49 +0100
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Reply-To: Corey Minyard <[log in to unmask]>
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"Jean-Pierre Rosen" <[log in to unmask]> writes:

> >The project I am working on just rejected Ada over C++ because
> >they felt that it would be hard to hire programmers that would
> >be willing to use Ada.  The bias is there, and I don't really
> >know what to do about it.
> >
> Did you mention evaluating the cost of training people to Ada and then using Ada, vs. using C++?
> Might *still* be in favour of Ada...

It matters not to them that Ada is better, more productive, etc.  All
that matters is that the perception is people don't really want to
hire into a position using it.  So it is hard to get good people.

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