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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: Jeff Burns <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 1998 11:41:52 -0500
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>>Do you think there is a perception that there's a lot of extra
>>overhead or difficulty in using a "safety critical" language?
>
>    Because the perception in the "commercial software" market is
that time
>to market is the critical factor.  If you don't sell that, they won't
buy.

So safety critical would mean to some that it would slow development.
Alternatively, you suggest  time to market should be Ada's overriding
promise.


>    Which is more critical to you, starting coding, or shipping
working
>software as soon as possible?  When schedule is critical, use the
best
>langauge for critical software: Ada.

Sounds like a good angle.

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