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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 11 May 2000 13:47:42 +1000
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From: Geoff Bull <[log in to unmask]>
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Johnson Phillip E wrote:
> >   Arrogant-Bastard wrote:
> >      specifically the design-by-committee approach

> I have always found this particularly funny when espoused by a C++ advocate.
> The look on their face when I show them a copy of a report from the AT&T C++
> language Committee is priceless.  They do not want to comment on C++
> enhancements being designed by committee.

And C99 draft standard I have is labelled "Committee Draft".
A-B will have to stick with K&R C.

BTW, using page count as a metric, C99 has a bloat factor almost identical
to that of Ada95.