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>What I'd like to see is something that could convert the Common Lisp source
>or Perl 5 source into GNAT-compilable Ada95 in one pass.  Entire open source
>communities could be suceptible to "Ada conversion"  if such a tool existed.

Not knowing anything about the program or the language,
I don't understand why "1 pass" is important.  Pascal
formerly could be processed with a 1 pass compiler,
but the more recent standards make that no longer the
case.  Why does that matter to the user ?