If you're looking for a free Ada compiler for educational use, check into the Rational SEED program (EMAIL to [log in to unmask]). You can get Apex Ada through this program. If you have questions about Apex Ada, feel free to contact me. Eddie Glenn Product Manager Rational Software [log in to unmask] > -----Original Message----- > From: Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95) > [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of [log in to unmask] > Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2000 10:02 PM > To: [log in to unmask] > Subject: Re: What Ada needs to prosper (was RE: What the competition > looks lik e (resu... > > > Just my personal opinion, but with Ed Fallis leaving Aonix and going over to > GNAT (sorry...A. C. T.), and the fact that Aonix has made a major change in > their educational policy, and the persistent rumors that Aonix is getting out > of the Ada market in the US makes me believe that Aonix may not be a major > player much longer. > > If anyone knows the truth to these rumors and events, please let me know. > I'm going to be teaching an Ada 95 class and was wanting to use the ObjectAda > compiler, but their changes (1) requiring schools to purchase site licenses, > even at reduced rates, and (2) having an Aonix "stamp of approval" on > training material doesn't sit well with me.