The quote I have always liked is:

A quote from "Ada is worth another look, and its free"
Bob Metcalfe, Info World,  July 5, 1993.:

"Ada  isn't intended for all kinds of software development, , just
software that you intend to use and update more than one year, software
too complex to the written by one person, software that must handle
concurrent tasks, software that is readable, portable, and reusable, and
by the way, software that must be highly reliable and perform well. 
Everything else can be written in "C".

Stephen(Steve) Schwarm
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