I am not a member of ACM or SIGAda for the simple reason (yes it is really
true) that I cannot afford it. I, too, would appreciate being able to read
Ada Letters online. You never know, I might even be prompted to contribute
an article (which I would write with great care, unlike my usual posts ;-)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Currie Colket" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2000 8:49 PM
Subject: Re: Ada Letters March 2000 issue on line!
> "Carlisle, Martin, Dr, DFCS" wrote:
> > ...
> Thank you for making Ada_Letters available electronically. This is a
> very important step to facilitate access of Ada Letters to all and
> something most of us have wanted to see for a long time. Congratulations
> on this important milestone! The next step is to make Ada_Letters
> available without membership limitations.
> Why is Ada_Letters placed onto a membership/password protected site? Is
> this a requirement of ACM since Ada_Letters is copyrighted by ACM? I
> thought ACM gave the SIGS the permission to post anything to our own web
> sites without password access. We have the papers from previous
> conferences available through the SIGAda Home Page without password
> control (they are also available via the ACM Digital Library). We should
> be able to do the same thing for Ada_Letters. Yes?