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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: David Harrison <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 1997 17:09:36 -0600
Reply-To: David Harrison <[log in to unmask]>
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>>> Michael Feldman <[log in to unmask]> 11/06/97
04:48pm >>>
[said John, replying to Hal]
> Would it really be a bad thing if people who are not
> interested in Ada and would not attend an Ada
specific panel
> were attracted to your panel by it's new name? Get
them there with
> talk of the SPR's and then convince them that Ada
will win if the
> reviews are fair.
Yes, this sort of "subversive tactic" has some merit.
BUt this
misses Hal's main point - now that Ada is no longer
by DoD, but is now optional, have the Powers that Be at
decided that Ada no longer merits the slightest

Mike Feldman



Alas! So it would seem.  (At least there appears to be
some reluctance to use the "A" word   8~)