> > * Java is a small language (not necessarily an advantage, but certainly a difference)
> > * Java is "pure" OO. This is probably the biggest technical advantage of Java
> > over Ada. A hybrid language like Ada95 or C++ tends to be the worst of two worlds.

Where is it written that "pure OO" is a necessary or even
desirable goal?  I believe in mixing the gene pool.

-- Dave Wood, Aonix
-- Product Manager, ObjectAda for Windows