Simplifying ADA by removing limitations

@inproceedings{Boute1980SimplifyingAB,
  title={Simplifying ADA by removing limitations},
  author={Raymond T. Boute},
  booktitle={SIGP},
  year={1980}
}
As presently proposed, ADA contains several rather arbitrary restrictions making the language unnecessarily complex, lacking in orthogonality and difficult to extend. This note illustrates how the elimination of such restrictions yields a simpler yet more powerful language. Particular topics are the following. A more flexible and natural interpretation of… CONTINUE READING