> [Can't prove] that Ada will save money in the long run. Those
> numbers exist for Ada83 in some cases, the Verdix paper is excellent. Ada95
> doesn't have that paper trail yet, ....

Well, if you can "prove" that Ada 83 costs less, and you can "prove"
that Ada 95 is better, the syllogism is pretty simple.  :-)

Java is how old?  Three years? Five?  And the holes in the hype are
already forming.  Ada's complaints are mostly ignorant innuendos, and
she's almost past her teens.