[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 >them. > > if (a = b) then ... That particular example seems like a case where Ada might do what the programmer wanted, rather than what the programmer wrote. In C the programmer probably meant ==.