At 08:58 AM 2/6/01 -0500, W. Wesley Groleau x4923 wrote:

> > The lecturer (to be charitable) is misinformed.  The only thing Java added
> > to C++ was a little bit of (not nearly enough) error-resistance.  The good
> > features of Ada 95 that Java has is a very short list.  The good features
> > of Ada 83 that Java DOES NOT HAVE is a very long list.  .....
>Just noticed I made a serious typo - corrected above.  Actually, I guess it's
>not a typo - more of a "ment-o"

Aha!  You really had me wondering about that.  I didn't remember seeing
very many Ada83 features in Java, but it has been so long since I have read
the Java Spec I was going to go back to it before asking you to
elaborate.  Now I can save the time.

S. Ron Oliver, semi-retired professor of Computer Science and Computer

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