The Ada paradox(es)

@article{Rosen2009TheAP,
  title={The Ada paradox(es)},
  author={Jean-Pierre Rosen},
  journal={ACM Sigada Ada Letters},
  year={2009},
  volume={29},
  pages={11-12}
}
  • J. Rosen
  • Published 1 December 2008
  • Computer Science
  • ACM Sigada Ada Letters
Ada was designed as a tool tailored for industrial software engineering. When we compare the initial requirements with the current language, the match is excellent. However, Ada did not gain the popularity that was expected by its designers - without any technical reason for this. This talk explores this paradox, and many others related to the gap between the goals of the language and its actual use. 
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