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whats the dif.between Pascal &modula(2,3)??
why modula is not used today?
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Modula is used today but not widely and only in specialised areas.  Modula is a a descendant of Pascal and both were invented by the same author, Nicholas Writh.  Pascal was only ment to be used as a teaching programming language but was snapped up and used by the world when it appeared and adapted for commercial use.  This didn't happen for Modula.  Pascal was sufficient for most users.

Here are links to read on the origins of Modula and Pascal.  These will explains some differences.

http://www.modulaware.com/mdlt52.htm
http://www.oberon.ch/resources/component_pascal/history.html
http://www.engin.umd.umich.edu/CIS/course.des/cis400/modula2/modula2.html
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Latifa.
This question has been open for quite some time with no additional responses.
Please accept dbrunton's answer for your question.
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I only see one hand up. (Points ---> dbrunton)
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