Last time, Gary Kephart wrote:

] Most Ada jobs are for embedded, real-time systems. That's because that's
] where Ada shines the best. How many people are looking for that type of
] job?
] I for one really like Ada, but I don't want to do any more embedded
] programming or defense/aerospace work.

An undergrad came to me looking for advice on a career path a few days
ago and she said she was interested primarily in embedded systems. Can
someone please expand upon what exactly is so repugnant about the field so
that I can present her with a more balanced viewpoint?