At 09:48 PM 2/8/01 +0100, Stephane Richard wrote: . . . >A agree with you that JVM is "the" strong point of Java, so when do we make >our AVM then ? (Ada Virtual Machines) huh? Now there's a HELL of an idea!!! Currently I'm focusing more on AdaOS and CORBA projects. But it seems to me that an AVM (obviously overcoming the severe deficiencies of JVM) would be a REAL WINNER. Why didn't I think of that? . . . :( Perhaps this comes within the purvue of Dave Botton's AdaPower and/or the proposed Ada-Web WG. (Is anybody doing anything about the latter?) sro S. Ron Oliver, semi-retired professor of Computer Science and Computer Engineering. www.csc.calpoly.edu/~sroliver caress Corporation is proud to be the U.S. representative for Top Graph'X, developers of high quality software components, using Ada. For more information, check out www.topgraphx.com. Tired of sucky software! ? Check out www.caressCorp.com and follow the links to software sucks and The Oliver Academy.