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"Richard L. Conn" <[log in to unmask]>
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Richard L. Conn
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I second that ... Apex is an outstanding product and the
SEED program is a very nice gesture on the part of
Rational.  We are using Apex extensively at Lockheed
for our safety-critical Operational Flight Program
software.

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Richard Conn
Principal Investigator, Reuse Tapestry
http://xenadu.home.mindspring.com/

-----Original Message-----
From: Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)
[mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Eddie Glenn
Sent: Friday, April 21, 2000 1:10 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: What Ada needs to prosper (was RE: What the competition
looks lik e (resu...


If you're looking for a free Ada compiler for educational use, check into
the Rational SEED program
(EMAIL to [log in to unmask]).  You can get Apex Ada through this program.
If you have questions
about Apex Ada, feel free to contact me.

Eddie Glenn
Product Manager
Rational Software
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2000 10:02 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: What Ada needs to prosper (was RE: What the competition
> looks lik e (resu...
>
>
> Just my personal opinion, but with Ed Fallis leaving Aonix and going over
to
> GNAT (sorry...A. C. T.), and the fact that Aonix has made a major change
in
> their educational policy, and the persistent rumors that Aonix is getting
out
> of the Ada market in the US makes me believe that Aonix may not be a major
> player much longer.
>
> If anyone knows the truth to these rumors and events, please let me know.
> I'm going to be teaching an Ada 95 class and was wanting to use the
ObjectAda
> compiler, but their changes (1) requiring schools to purchase site
licenses,
> even at reduced rates, and (2) having an Aonix "stamp of approval" on
> training material doesn't sit well with me.

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