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David Botton writes:

 > The question is, now that it is possible to create powerful Win32 GUI
 > applications and Database Front Ends in Ada 95 using GWindows will those Ada
 > 95 people who defected to the Dark Side for the empty promises of VB return
 > to see the light......

We may see the light, but a couple of megabytes of Dephi code will keep us
in the shades for a long time to come :-)

 > At least one GUI builder is already in development

IMHO opinion having the tools is only the beginning. It's the fully
integrated work environment with lots of productivity enhancements that
really matters.

 > one of them is available as the Open Source Alternative to VB and Delphi...
 > I hope everyone is ready ;-)

You do realise that there is a 'free for GPL programs' version of
Delphi 6 available ?

Keep up the good work!

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