Two Interviews With Tucker Taft

Tucker Taft should be a name familiar to all Ada programmers, as he was the lead designer of Ada 95 and heavily involved in the Ada 2005 process.

If you have a question about Ada, the chances are very high that Tucker is going to have the answer. An interesting man for sure.

Here are two fairly recent Tucker Taft interviews:

I found this quote to be pretty interesting:

One of my pet projects is designing such an inherently parallel language, tentatively dubbed ParaSail, for Parallel Specification and Implementation Language. It will attempt to incorporate the lessons learned from a career spent working on Ada, while embracing annotations and implicit parallelism in all their glory, to support the development of efficient, safe, correct, and highly scalable parallel systems. Stay tuned…

You can read more about ParaSail here.

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