>>I am about to recommend a text book on Ada95 for a >>course for experienced Ada83 programmers. >> >>So far, we have pruned down to two main contenders, >>Barnes and Cohen. Does anyone have an opinion? >> >Cohen has more depth, and a nice feature at the end of each chapter -- a >summary of the differences between Ada83 and Ada95 for the material covered in >that chapter. Have you read the second edition of Barnes' book? The difference in depth is not what it once was.