[log in to unmask] quoted and then wrote: >>The only forum we have for those of us who are Ada enthusiasts >>with an interest in promoting Ada is Team-Ada. > >There is of course c.l.a. Although it's noisy, there are quite often some >stimulating discussions (aka flame wars) on the benefits of Ada over >C/C++/Java >etc that tend to overflow into other newsgroups. Because of that, I >personally >see c.l.a and Usenet in general as a better forum for *promoting* Ada than >Team-Ada. I took the point to mean that Team Ada is a forum for those interested in promoting Ada, not that it is forum in which to promote Ada. There is quite a difference. As an avid Macintosh fan, I cannot stand things like comp.sys.macintosh.advocacy, or whatever it is that matches the spirit of that name.