Rush Kester; Senior Software Engineer wrote: > > Mr. Paige has decided to remove the "Ada Mandate" (see his note below). > > >From [log in to unmask] Wed Mar 5 22:19:32 1997 > Date: Mon, 3 Mar 1997 07:49:00 -0500 > From: "Paige, Emmett Jr., , OSD/C3I +" <[log in to unmask]> > To: "Rush Kester; Senior Software Engineer" <[log in to unmask]> > Subject: RE: Sincere thanks for speaking at 2/26th joint ACM meeting > > THANKS. > IT HELPED ME DECIDE WHAT I SHOULD DO. > ANNOUNCED MY DECISION THE NEXT MORNING. > NO ADA MANDATE FOR ANY SYSTEMS ANY LONGER. WILL PROVIDE THE SUSTAINING > SUPPORT AS RECOMMENDED BY THE NRC. > WILL EXPECT THE SOFTWARE ENGINEERING PLAN AND THE PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE > THATS BEST FOR THE APPLICATION TO WIN. > HOPE ADA95 WILL INDEED PROVE TO BE THE BEST FOR MOST APPLICATIONS.. GOOD > LUCK. Was this announcement written up anywhere on the Web? -- James Squire mailto:m193884 no junk mail [log in to unmask] MDA Avionics Tools & Processes McDonnell Douglas Aerospace http://www.mdc.com/ Opinions expressed here are my own and NOT my company's "Things are changing on Earth and not all for the best." -- Sinclair, "By Any Means Necessary"