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Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2001 15:35:20 -0700
Reply-To: "S. Ron Oliver" <[log in to unmask]>
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At 04:46 PM 1/8/01 +0000, [log in to unmask] wrote:

> >Yes, as Wes pointed out, TopGraph'X has written X-windows 100% in Ada, and
> >a group are working on writing an OS in Ada.
>Although it is true about AdaOS, I was on their mailing list for about 6
>and all they did was discuss licensing! I got the impression there was nothing
>concrete to show for the efforts, so I unjoined the list. I am sure though
>e.g. Wes would know more about this at the moment.

To be sure this project is still in the early stages.  The last status
report I read (October or November?) said that they are working on the
Kernel, now.

Like many "volunteer efforts", I expect this project will take awhile.


S. Ron Oliver, semi-retired professor of Computer Science and Computer

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