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General Development Derek M. Jones looks at low-level coding errors and the use of coding guidelines as a cost-effective means of avoiding some of the more common instances of such errors.
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RE[6]: Re:STTS
by mounty on Mon 12th Dec 2005 23:03 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Re:STTS"
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This change is driven as much by fashion as anything else. Ada could be revived just by changing its name and providing a large standard library package.

The finance area (investment banks etc.), in which most of my work now is, is slowing jettisoning C/C++, because of the cost (the true, overall cost), in favour of Java and C#.

C and C++ will never be as safe as Ada, which is why it remains the language of choice in embedded and safety-critical arenas.

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