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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 1998 23:19:41 +0200
Reply-To: Jerry van Dijk <[log in to unmask]>
From: Jerry van Dijk <[log in to unmask]>
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In-Reply-To: <[log in to unmask]> from "Mike Brenner" at Apr 17, 98 08:20:36 am
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Mike Brenner wrote:

> The only technical problem with it is the missing
> a bunch of interfaces. There is no standard way to light up dots,
> get ppp or serial bytes or keystrokes, or do the standard containers
> and communications classes.

This is, IMHO, not a technical but a commercial/political problem:
we (= the Ada community at large) seem unable to agree on a single,
even de-facto, standard. Maybe we are all to much perfectionists...