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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 1998 09:07:09 +0100
Reply-To: Jerry van Dijk <[log in to unmask]>
From: Jerry van Dijk <[log in to unmask]>
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> >Really, I don't mind the safety-critical, high-integrity angle.  But it
> >would be nice to develop grass-roots support for Ada among those who
> >aren't necessarily in that domain.
> Safety-critical may be optional, but I have no interest in attracting
> Ada advocates who are not interested in high-integrity.  It is quite
> possible to write lousy software in Ada, and the reputation of Ada is
> best preserved by not attracting those who want to go in that direction.

Are you _really_ saying that people like me should resign from this list
and stop using Ada and leave you high and mighty people who do the
really important work alone ?