and why the hell...

Joseph S Barrera III joe@barrera.org
Mon, 10 Mar 2003 18:25:35 -0800


Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
> Numbers from my undergrade daze:
> ALRM-95 12, 12.1-12.8.

Could you unpack that for us?

> I don't remember sitting around saying I'd only give up Ada in 95
> if they'd only fix that stupid Java generics problem.

In *my* day, Ada was still being born, and the biggest problem
with Ada was that it took 1/2 hour to compile a 400 line Ada
program on a multiuser VAX 11/750. Which was a drag.

- Joe