JP's note brings to mind:

  stAndard

  Do you see the sea of C's?

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At 09:27 AM 11/26/98 +0100, Jean-Pierre Rosen wrote:
>On a different note, I once made a poster with
>convoluted arrows going from "Fortran" to "C" to
>"C++" (and we could add now "Java") and:
>
>Isn't it time you chose a stable solution ?
>Ada.
>
>(Standardization and stability are certainly
>places where Ada shines above all others).
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