One should really also read the rebuttal in:

http://www.stsc.hill.af.mil/crosstalk/2001/mar/brosgol.asp

The article cited below is actually quite negative.

Martin C. Carlisle, PhD
Associate Professor of Computer Science
United States Air Force Academy


-----Original Message-----
From: Wiley, Coyote (John T) [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2001 2:35 PM
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Subject: Recent "CrossTalk" article

Teamers--
Please excuse if this is a duplicate--I haven't seen it yet on this list.
Pro-Ada findings from a very recent study.

http://www.stsc.hill.af.mil/CrossTalk/2000/dec/reifer.asp

"The Theater High Altitude Area Defense program commissioned a study on the
long-term viability and staying power of Ada after the demise of its mandate
in 1997. The study would help decision makers determine if Ada had the
staying power to support future systems, or whether an alternative should be
sought. This article puts the results of that study in the public domain."

--Thanks!
--John Wiley, Intergraph (Huntsville, AL, USA)
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