[log in to unmask] (W. Wesley Groleau x4923) quoted and then wrote:

>> ..... implemented good 70s level Fortran and
>> Cobol system designs using Ada syntax.  ......
>You could easily add C and perhaps other to that list.  Sometimes they used
>the syntax of their "native" language as far as the Ada compiler would let
>   if (a = b) then ...

That particular example seems like a case where Ada might do what the
wanted, rather than what the programmer wrote.  In C the programmer
meant ==.