TEAM-ADA Archives

Team Ada: Ada Programming Language Advocacy


Options: Use Classic View

Use Proportional Font
Show HTML Part by Default
Condense Mail Headers

Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2001 15:13:41 -0500
MIME-version: 1.0
Reply-To: "Wisniewski, Joseph (N-CSS)" <[log in to unmask]>
Content-type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1
From: "Wisniewski, Joseph (N-CSS)" <[log in to unmask]>
Content-transfer-encoding: 7BIT
Parts/Attachments: text/plain (22 lines)
-----Original Message-----
From: [log in to unmask] [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Wednesday, November 07, 2001 2:46 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: Run-time checking

> Well, that's probably true.  In this particular case, I remember the
> GNAT documentation argues that the cost of this check is pretty high,
> and the number of times it's likely to cause a problem is pretty low, so
> the check is not high-value, but it is high cost.

ACT of course has to primarily respond to their paying customers.
In that sense, defaulting the check to off is a punishment imposed
on those who don't read the manual.

        >>> No, the real punishment for use paying customers who don't RTFM
is to
        >>> listen to Robert "remind" you of that fact. :-0)

If the paying customers like it that way, so be it.  :-)