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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
X-To: Mike Brenner <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 1998 09:37:38 -0700
Reply-To: Chris Sparks <[log in to unmask]>
From: Chris Sparks <[log in to unmask]>
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Mike Brenner wrote:

> Full Circle:  The free Java Developers Kit comes with a file
>               that is 9 megabytes. Could we please have those classes in
>               Ada-95? It also comes with fonts and sample programs for
>               distributing data and processing across the Net.

Where is this stuff located at?

> Why could there not be a single standardized library of data structures
> and Net and Gui interfaces that were common to C, C++, Java, and Ada-95?

This is a tall order.  It requires more "effort" to pull off since now
were are dealing with the other languages.  I think it is a good idea,
however, how many "C" programmers code with "Ada" in mind?

Chris Sparks