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AdaWorks <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 7 Nov 1997 15:12:54 -0800
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On Wed, 5 Nov 1997, Mike Brenner wrote:

> DOS is needed
> for the future of Ada because we need to give Ada to people who are
> stuck on DOS machines today.

  And there are far more of these, still using 80286/36/46 machines than
  seems to be acknowledged by those who are able to afford the latest
  whiz-bang processors and operating systems.  There are still lots of
  XT class machines opeating MS-DOS 3.1 on 8088 machines.  And these are
  are used as single-function workstations in environments where windoz
  would impede rather than enhance productivity.

  Richard Riehle
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