> .... spent several years working with the R1000, where the OS was Ada, and
> there was no command-line, rather, there was a "command window" which was an
> Ada declare block--no JCL, no shell scripts, no .BAT files, just 100% Ada!
> Boy was I disappointed...
Rhetorical question (but go ahead and answer if you wish): Why did the
R1000 & Delta die when it was so obviously "superior" ? Does that sound
like another common lament from our group?
(I also once used a Unix shell which was designed so that a screen capture
would look like an Ada program. It also never caught on....)