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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2000 12:10:59 -0400
Reply-To: Michael Feldman <[log in to unmask]>
From: Michael Feldman <[log in to unmask]>
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In-Reply-To: <[log in to unmask]> from "Brashear, Phil" at Apr 06, 2000 12:00:38 PM
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Phil et al,
> Since Java compilers are not subject to third-party testing, one wonders how
> the COE folks know that Java-to-JBC compilers don't "inadvertently bypass
> intended Java security features."
> Philip W. Brashear

Well, EVERYONE knows that only Ada compilers have to justify their
existence and correctness. Java and C++ compilers are ipso facto
OK, even for the DoD, just 'cause their vendors say so. :-)

Sorry for the cynicism...