> ....Personally I don't understand why anyone
> would specifically demand good Ada knowledge for a long term assignment, as long
> as the applicant was well versed in at least two or three other high level
> languages.
> (Actually - having tried to maintain Ada code written in the early days by C
> programmers, maybe I should retract that :-)

Yes.  I had the same reaction to Pascal written by Fortran folks.
(integer constants for enumerated types, nested ifs instead of cases or even
elsifs to check the case...)

Wes Groleau