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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: Jacob Sparre Andersen <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2002 13:47:44 +0100
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Wojtek Narczynski wrote:

> But in most cases people already have Apache with mod_dav,
> mod_php, mod_perl, mod_fascgi, mod_usertrack,
> mod_auth_ldap and mod_<put_any_other_devil_here> and a
> lots of custom stuff working above that.

This doesn't necessarily prevent you from starting to use
AWS, if you can find a sensible way to set up your AWS based
code as a server in front of, behind or in parallel with

> So I can try to tell them "lets take a shot and develop
> the new little app in Ada" with a chance of success, but I
> cannot tell them "wipe it all" without being suspect for
> having become slightly mad.

No, it is usually a bad idea to say wipe it all.  But I am
busy "infecting" the webserver of our Linux User Group with
Ada programs.  The most limiting factor at the moment is
that we only have an Ada compiler for one of our two
machines (one IA32 and one Alpha), so my programs are
(correctly) not considered as flexible as those written in
C, Perl or POSIX Shell.  (now I ended up complaining about
tool availability too)

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