>> thread in comp.lang.ada entitled "Ada is almost useless in embedded systems."
>> I remember that thread quite clearly, and found it fascinating. It
>> contributed

>Deja news says there are no messages in any newsgroup that contain the
>phrase "useless in embedded systems.

Using a power search? I noticed a couple of days ago that Deja is temproraily
unable to search for information prior to 15th May 1999 (or something like
that) so you wouldn't find it at the moment anyway.