>writer, John Markoff, named only three languages - C, C++, and Java -- and >did not even hint that there are others. > >In his defense, he's probably a non-technical reporter who first heard of >all three languages when assigned to write a followup for the "Security >Flaw Discovered" article they ran the day before. Hardly. He's been one of the better desktop computing columnists for years now. I think he used to be in San Francisco, but I don't remember where his stuff appeared. InfoWorld? He moved a few years ago to the NY Times. Which doesn't mean that you shouldn't send him an e-mail pointing out how the designers who: >"Despite safety advances in newer languages, many veteran software >designers are fatalistic about the possibility of eliminating bugs." are simply ignorant of Ada.