I hadn't quite gotten to that article yet, but I did note that
in Grady Booch's introduction to the UML section (he was guest
editing that portion) he stated that there were UML mappings to
all the major programming languages, with Ada being among those
listed.

Small comfort, though.

Marc A. Criley
Software Architect
Lockheed Martin M&DS
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> ----------
> From:         Tom Moran[SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
> Reply To:     Tom Moran
> Sent:         Sunday, October 10, 1999 3:58 PM
> To:   [log in to unmask]
> Subject:      CACM Ada comment
>
> The current (Oct 99) issue of Communications of the ACM has an
> article "UMLoquent Expression of AWACS Software Design" in which
> the authors talk about UML <-> Ada and say things like "There is
> currently no known means ..."  and "We know of no means..."
> about generating Ada from UML or UML from Ada.  The fact the
> authors know "no means" may reflect their own limitations, but
> will probably be taken by readers to mean "Ada and UML don't work
> together".  Could those who know this subject please comment.
>