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John McCormick <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 9 Nov 1999 13:11:15 -0600
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I check the links on the SIGAda web site every summer.  I also fix those
bad links that are reported to me.  I'd like to check and fix more
frequently, but time doesn't permit me.  The solution, of course, is to
have more volunteers - each responsible for a small number of pages.

John

At 01:40 PM 11/9/1999 -0500, Kester, Rush W. wrote:
>John,
>
>I think the SIGAda community would do well to occasionally check all the
>links on their web sites.  I have found similar experience when browsing
>software reuse stuff I found starting at the Reuse WG.  Nothing will say
>"dead language" like dead web-pages.
>
>P.S.  John, I heard good reports about your Ada railroad stuff at SIGAda'99.
>I'm sorry I missed it.  I'm pushing hard to make SIGAda'2000.  I still
>working on getting the "Real-Time Software Engineering (with Ada)" into the
>local high schools.  Now that I'm at JHU/APL instead of CSC near
>NASA/Goddard, I've had to assemble (or is it compile) new resources.  :-)
>
>Rush Kester
>charter member Team-Ada
>Pres Balt SIGAda
>former Chair DC SIGAda
>
>Software Systems Engineer
>AdaSoft at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab.
>email:  [log in to unmask]
>phone: (240) 228-3030 (live M-F 9:30am-4:30pm, voicemail anytime)
>fax:      (240) 228-6779
>http://hometown.aol.com/rwkester/myhomepage/index.html
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From:        John McCormick [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
>> Sent:        Tuesday, November 09, 1999 12:42 PM
>> To:  [log in to unmask]
>> Subject:     Re: Dead links to PAL/ASE stuff
>>
>> At 11:45 AM 11/9/1999 -0500, Lipscomb, Kevin wrote:
>> >Today, I got interested in CGI programming.  I went to the ACM SIGAda
>> site in search of the Ada95 binding to CGI, and discovered that the
>> relevant link was dead.
>>
>> I tried the SIGAda link and it worked fine on my second attempt.  The
>> first attempt failed due to a "refused connection" error.  I think that is
>> a result of traffic on the archive exceeding the maximum numbers of
>> connections available.
>>
>> John
>>
>> -------------------------------------------------------
>> John W. McCormick                [log in to unmask]
>> Computer Science Department      [log in to unmask]
>> University of Northern Iowa      voice (319) 273-2618
>> Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0507       fax (319) 273-7123
>> http://www.cs.uni.edu/~mccormic/



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John W. McCormick                [log in to unmask]
Computer Science Department      [log in to unmask]
University of Northern Iowa      voice (319) 273-2618
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0507       fax (319) 273-7123
http://www.cs.uni.edu/~mccormic/

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