> > I never think that there's much point in trying to stop bandwagons of
> > this type. People are now realising that Java has severe limitations
> > but we won't turn the clock back to Ada.
> "Back"? Ada 95 is _newer_ than Java. Try turning the clock forward!
And Ada 83 was better than Java in most respects. C -> Java is a step forward.
Ada 83 -> Java is BACKWARD.