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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
X-To: "Howard W. Ludwig" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 1997 20:48:05 -0800
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After reading Howard's post on this subject, I am close to
changing my mind about a long-standing position I have taken vis a vis
software and legislative action.

I have some contacts in congress, as do others among you.  Also, I
have the optioon of writing publicly about the trend toward greater
irresponsible modalities in all aspects of safety critical software.

Is it time to politicize this issue by a call for congressional action to
get some more muscle behind the drive to ensure a greater regard for
safety in the growing dependency on software?  I wonder?

Richard


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