Dirk Craeynest wrote:
>
> Monday February 17, 2003, marks the 20th anniversary of Ada as a
> standardized language. On this day in 1983 the first Ada standard
> ANSI/MIL-STD-1815A was published.

I don't wish to belittle the importance of the anniversary, but the
first Ada standard was MIL-STD 1815, 1980 Dec 10 (Ada was born 1815 Dec 10).

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