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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
X-To: Pat Rogers <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 1997 11:35:10 -0700
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On Tue, 21 Oct 1997, Pat Rogers wrote:

> Mike,
>
> There were numerous smileys implied there... nobody really thinks Microsoft
> uses Ada.

  Probably not, but:

      1) I do have readers of my JOOP column on Ada at Microsoft. There
         may not be a corporate interest, but there are interested
         individuals.

      2) It is my understanding that ObjectAda was not named VisualAda
         because Microsoft owns the name.  Are they simply hedging their
         bets? :-)


  Richard Riehle

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