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Date: Tue, 21 Jul 1998 12:02:17 -0400
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At 09:32 AM 7/21/98 -0500, W. Wesley Groleau x4923 wrote:
>When I used "1" for C and "10" for Ada, they were just markers to put Java
>in perspective.  I didn't mean C is the worst possible language, nor Ada
>the best.  But change "possible" to "available" and they're pretty close.

    How can I resist?  Using your scale I would put C++ at -20.  This is
not saying that it is so horrible, but that in my applications C and Ada
are pretty close, but C++ is much worse than either.  Java is currently
still a non-starter, but it may show up any day now.

                                        Robert I. Eachus

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