At 10:26 AM 1/30/01 -0500, W. Wesley Groleau x4923 wrote: >F > > why on earth did you drop Ada? > > I can no more afford to recommend your book to my students. > >OK, let me try to compensate for this piece of bad news... >Although I can't endorse the philosophy of the project, >I like this particular page: > > http://fling.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php?DesignDecisions I just know got around to checking it out. GOOD PR for Ada! I especially like his point that any GOOD programmer can learn any language. That ought to send a message to those C programmers who swear Ada is just TOO HARD to learn. I don't fully understand the status of that page. Is it something that will be there for good, or is it one of those transient things that changes whenever he finds something else he wants to write about? (Specifically to SIGAda EC folks): I'm thinking we ought to put a link to it, or get a copy of it, for our web site, possibly with a little more explanation of who Julian Morrison is, why he wrote it, etc. 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.