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Date: Wed, 16 Dec 1998 20:07:18 EST
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[log in to unmask] (Matthew Heaney) wrote:

>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.

Larry Kilgallen