Hi Craig Was my question too obscure? What I meant was do you think there will be new software projects using Ada 5, 10, 20 years from now? Also, do you think there will be more or fewer Ada compiler and tool suppliers? Take care, Ed -----Original Message----- From: Craig Carey [mailto:[log in to unmask]] Sent: Friday, July 26, 2002 11:37 PM To: Ed Colbert Subject: Millions of lines of code : Re: What's Ada's life expectancy? Reply At 02\07\26 16:15 -0700 Friday, Ed Colbert wrote: >Hi All, > >I was asked, "what's Ada's life expectancy?" I thought I'd get the >consensus of this group before I respond. > >I'd appreciate any data you have to support your position? > The life expectancy ?: mailto:[log in to unmask]&body=ada-comment It seems that some of the defects in Ada need to remain even though they could be removed. However features seem to be easier to add.