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Martin C. Carlisle
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
US Air Force Academy
Managing Editor, ACM SIGAda Ada Letters

-----Original Message-----
From: W. Wesley Groleau x4923 [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Thursday, October 05, 2000 10:47 AM
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Subject: Re: C++ as a first language

> Anyway, apparently there has been a switch recently from Pascal to
> C++ for the intro class. ....  The professors there are very concerned
because their
> students are performing much more poorly .....

Make sure they all get the chance to read John McCormick's report on the
results of switching from C to Ada for a SECOND language.

Wes Groleau