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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: "W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 1998 17:00:32 -0500
Reply-To: "W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <[log in to unmask]>
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> > 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...

Or maybe our "problem" is we're too smart for our own good.  A lot of the
folks "out there" don't think much about "standards." They either pick one
of 15 incompatible methods of doing whatever, or they hack out number 16