> Distributed Systems ! This is definitly a killer feature of Ada.
> Have a look at Ada Annex E.

I was of the same opinion at first.  But with CORBA available,
only one Ada vendor is willing to support Annex E.  That makes
it non-portable.

And in a mixed-language system, it's debatable which of CORBA IDL
or Ada wrappers would be better for tying things together.