Top 10 myths and misconceptions about Ada

10. Myth: Ada is too complex and large a language.

9. Myth: Ada costs too much.

8. Myth: Isn't Ada associated only with the military?

7. Myth: Can't use it for small applications.

6. Myth: It doesn't allow me any programming freedom.

5. Myth: Ada is not a popular language.

4. Myth: Ada is for wimps (or words to that effect).

3. Myth: Too verbose.

2. Myth: Too slow, and executables too large.

And the #1 Ada myth:

1. Myth: Ada is not object-oriented.

(p.s. thanks to Prof.Feldman for providing extra ammo)

Paul Pukite (pukite@DAINA.COM)

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