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"Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 8 Oct 1998 08:59:27 -0700
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Welllll, (on the less serious side)

One thing bad is that everybody keeps calling it ADA instead of Ada... >;{)>

In the States ADA can stand for a number of things.  Two common acronyms
        American Dental Association
        Americans with Disabilities Act

Ron Skoog

> From [log in to unmask] Thu Oct  8 08:49 PDT 1998
> Dear team members,
> I am giving a short lecture to fellow students on ADA and its uses.  I have
> a fair amount of literature on its history , what it looks like, how to use
> it, and its advantages over certain other languages (which I won't mention
> here).  But like most people, I believe everything has its pros and cons,
> its good and bad points.  I cant really find much in the way to say bad
> about it, I'm sure there's a lot of you out there which would say thetas
> because it doesn't have any bad points, but equally there may be a few who
> look at it in a broader view, and may be able to give me their opinions on
> what is its bad points, or why people aren't using it.  It is just a lack
> of training, lack of decent advertising, cost of manpower involved?
> Please and sensible answers or opinions greatly appreciated.
> Thanks in advance
> Neil Evans
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