Samual Mize > Common, cheap/free Ada compilers for home computers > have only become available recently. ACT was founded > in August of 1994, and other vendors reacted to their > market presence. Meanwhile, you can get a C > compiler for anything above a 4-function calculator. One can read FOR HOME COMPUTERS to mean DOS, as one possible example. > Ada has just recently penetrated the colleges. A lot > of freeware is done, or starts, as college projects; > consider the X windows system. Yes. However, this is by exceptional professors. Most professors waste their student's work. > The compilers, community size, and college penetration > are improving. I hope to see a lot more Ada freeware > in the future. Absolutely.