> Even without training specific to Ada 95, Ada 83 programmers already
> should understand the concepts of packages and private types, tasks,
> exceptions, generics, etc.  ... many "C++" programmers are ..., without
> necessarily being full OO specialists.

If you want to talk OO, an "adequate" Ada-83 programmer also understands
inheritance, encapsulation, and abstraction better than most C
programmers (including those that write C for a C++ compiler).