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X-To: Roger Racine <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 1999 10:31:37 -0400
Reply-To: Ed Falis <[log in to unmask]>
From: Ed Falis <[log in to unmask]>
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>From: Roger Racine <[log in to unmask]>
>>Are you sure the real reason is that they need data to prove
>>that a pure Ada project is cheaper than a non-Ada project?
>Quite sure.  I was told that none of the software could be written in Ada,
>even if it came as part of a COTS product.  I believe at least part of the
>reason is that this manager thinks that Ada-knowledgeable people are too
>scarce to be able to maintain the system for a reasonable cost.
>Roger Racine

Gotta love those self-fulfilling prophecies.

- ed