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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2002 17:17:07 -0500
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> Interesting is that the retention rate with the [Java plus] hacking
approach has been
> only half of that with the [Ada plus] SE approach.  So my upper division
courses are
> getting a lot smaller.

Is it possible (speculating) that the power of Ada vs. the flaws of Java
means that in spite of the glamor of Applets and graphics, it takes a
degree of innate talent to get the job done with Java?  If so, then you
may actually be turning out _better_ graduates. :-)

Wes Groleau