>Are Ada programmers really that hard to find?
  In addition to programmers currently using Ada, I believe there's a
substantial pool of former Ada programmers.  At the last San Francisco
Object World a surprising (to me anyway) number of folks stopped at
the SigAda booth and said "Though I'm using xxx for my current employer,
I used Ada when I worked for ... and liked it.".
  I can think of all sorts of questions, in addition to this one, that
would be interesting to have on a questionnaire at a place programmers