TEAM-ADA Archives

Team Ada: Ada Programming Language Advocacy


Options: Use Classic View

Use Monospaced Font
Show HTML Part by Default
Condense Mail Headers

Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: "W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Sat, 8 Jul 2000 11:41:25 -0500
Reply-To: "W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <[log in to unmask]>
Parts/Attachments: text/plain (21 lines)
> ......  we are small enough without excluding
> segments of our population and calling them insignificant.

Even if they are only 5% (which I doubt).

Although Microsoft does have a huge majority, I have evidence that it is
much lower than 95%.  And I suspect that in the Ada community, M$ has a
lower percentage than the world in general.

Furthermore, it seems to me a little odd to advertise Ada's inter-platform
portability while at the same time supporting M$ attempt to acheive
"portability" by making us all one big happy family with Bill as Big

(Warning: hyperbole above--criticize the position, don't flame the
clumsy sarcasm.)

Wes Groleau