Fri, 2 Mar 2001 03:50:35 -0500
> OK, one more time... (traffic has been so sparse lately ;-)
> It appears (to me) that there is enough interest to revive the
> Web Ada group, although perhaps with a slightly modified or
> expanded purpose.
> It's been suggested by several that the ACM SIGAda mailing list
> is a good basis for a discussion group perhaps later to become a
> chartered working group. I think this is a good compromise
> because some (like me) don't read comp.lang.ada regularly and
> others don't like commercial groups such as Yahoo Groups.
> I propose that the Web Ada mailing list be revived to discuss
> the purpose of such a group and whether there is enough
> interest to begin a working group.
> Currie Colket has suggested that ACM would prefer a name of
> the form SIGAda-Web rather than web_ada and I'm happy to go
> along with that. However, the scope of this group may be
> broader than just the Web. So, the purpose of my email here
> is to solicit the opinion of those who would be interested
> in joining such a group to suggest names for the mailing list,
> and perhaps ultimately a working group.
> 1) SIGAda-Web
> 2) SIGAda-Internet
> 3) SIGAda-Net
> 4) SIGAda-other?
> Thanks for your input.
> --Terry Westley, [log in to unmask]
Assuming that the Web Working Group is organized under SIGAda (which has a
number of advantages) I suggest the name "WebWG" for consistency with the
other SIGAda Working Groups -- NumWG, PIWG, CAUWG, etc. There is an
implicit "use clause" (I guess the fully qualified name would be
But a point of clarification... is the intent of the WG to include
discussion of Ada /Java issues? If so, then "WebWG" is a misnomer since a
lot of items in the Ada / Java area have nothing to do with the Web.
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