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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: Tom Timberlake <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2000 09:31:46 -0700
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Looking at the list of contributors, I suspect we can thank <Wes Groleau,
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>Colin Paul Gloster <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Well who's this!? I was reading some of a website on how to write
>> unmaintainable code ("How to Write Unmaintainable Code",
>> HTTP:// and found this:
>> "2.Avoid Ada: About 20% of these techniques can't be used in Ada. Refuse
>> to use Ada. If your manager presses you, insist that no-one else uses it,
>> and point out that it doesn't work with your large suite of tools like
>>lint and plummer
>> that work around C's failings."