Sorry I don't have time for a big reply, but I have to quickly add here:

>Actually, between the ObjectAda Special Edition for Windoze, and all
>the various GNATs, access to compilers is no longer a problem for
>schools _at all_.

Rational's Apex Ada (the whole thing, not an educational version) and most
of our other products and training are also free of charge to acredited
degree-granting educational institutions via the SEED program.  For more
info, send email to [log in to unmask]

So to paraphrase Mike Feldman, access to compilers (and other development
tools) is NO LONGER A PROBLEM for schools AT ALL!!


Gene Ouye <[log in to unmask]>

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