Hal wrote:

<<Finally, I remind everyone that Mr. Paige has repeatedly stated that this
Memorandum is not to be interpreted as the DoD "giving up" on Ada or as a
license to abandon Ada frivilously.  (After all, he accepted the
recommendation to increase the DoD's infrastructure support for Ada back up
to $15M/hr).>>

Is that 168 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, or just business hours?
Either way, I find this recommendation most encouraging, as an Ada
enthusiast if not as a taxpayer. :-)