I would like to add that I agree with Dean's perception and would like to add modify FREE COMPILERS into FREE QUALITY COMPILERS. I'd also like to add FREE QUALITY DEVELOPMENT TOOLS (like AdaGIDE and GRASP). We are going to be talking about Ada at the ACM Computer Science Education Conference in a couple of weeks, and I think this is being recognized by more and more educators who attend this conference. Rick [log in to unmask] wrote: > > I've been following the discussion on the value of mathematics vs engineers > and then today saw a message related to how to market Ada. Perhaps one of > academicians could consult a someone in the business college but he's my > thought: > > Ada is the best VALUE programming language available. > > FREE type checking > FREE compilation checks > FREE exception handling > FREE Web-based Training Courses Available > etc. > etc. > etc. > AND BEST OF ALL: FREE COMPILERS > > You just can't find a better value for your programming needs than Ada!!! > > Dean Runzel > Computer Engineer > > The opinions expressed are mine alone. -- Richard Conn mailto:[log in to unmask] http://monmouth.com/~conn/ Opinions expressed are my own and not necessarily those of anyone else.