Pascal Obry wrote

>So the main idea is more a language gives you a high level of abstraction
>more work does it have to build your program, but less work *you* have
>to write it.

I certainly agree.  But I think almost any reader of the Clean mailing
would also agree, including the person who commented on slow Ada
Clean would generally be regarded as a higher-level, more abstract
than Ada (which is not to say that I think it is a better language

- Jim