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From: Head David P DLVA <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 12:19:57 -0400
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One can't expect to be at a company forever.  Not any more.  If, when laid
off, there are 0 - 1 Ada jobs within 25 miles, 50 newly unemployed Ada
programmers contending for it, and 40 - 100 C++ jobs, what langauge would
you want to be skilled in then?

Calling Mayflower Van Lines to retain an Ada outlook on life is an expensive
and often unpleasant option.

Dave Head

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From: W. Wesley Groleau x4923 [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Friday, September 29, 2000 11:48 AM
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Subject: Again, Ada is not an option.....

(A worse problem is people who know better, but select C++ or Java where
they are not appropriate because getting the "right" things on their
resumes is more important than the success of the project.)

Wes Groleau