Mailer: Elm [revision: 70.85]
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 1997 15:21:57 EST
From: "W. Wesley Groleau (Wes)" <[log in to unmask]>
:> You know, the dropped mandate may be beneficial to the Ada community
:> because Ada will now have to survive on actual merits, instead of
:> theoretical ones. A lot of vendors are going to have to get their acts
:> together in a big way if they're going to make it in an open,
:> competitive arena.
Why should Ada compilers (or vendors) be any different than other languages,
or common desktop operating systems or Web browsers or Internet providers?
All that's necessary is convince the buying public that quarter-to-quarter
revenue / profit mentality and / or stock price is more important than
-- Karl --