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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: Wojtek Narczynski <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2003 18:29:04 +0100
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> Although most of my deliveries are in java, python,
> SVG, XML, and owl nowadays, most of that code starts
> as Ada and gets generated into the target languages
> by awk and python regular expressions.

Really?! And what is owl?

> And, still today, the fastest way to debug code in languages
> beginning with the letter C (for example C, C++, C sharp,
> and CORBA) is to translate them into Ada, modifying the code
> and design as needed, and then convert them back.

Again, really?! How do you do this translation? By hand or automated?