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X-To: Dale Stanbrough <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, 23 Dec 1998 08:52:51 -0500
Reply-To: "Robert I. Eachus" <[log in to unmask]>
From: "Robert I. Eachus" <[log in to unmask]>
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At 09:35 AM 12/23/98 +1100, Dale Stanbrough wrote:
>We often discuss how to get a better visibility for Ada. Perhaps the
>following could inspire someone.
>Apparently it was written in C.
>
>http://www.techweb.com/wire/story/TWB19981221S0010

   Get a copy of the virus and write a disinfectant/prophylactic program in
Ada.  That's the way to get good publicity.  (Seriously, I used to be
involved in antiviral efforts.  You have to be well trusted to get sent
copies by other virus-haters, but once you get them, upgrading virus
checkers usually isn't a big problem.)

                                        Robert I. Eachus

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