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>>> Michael Feldman <[log in to unmask]> 11/06/97
04:48pm >>>
[said John, replying to Hal]
>
> Would it really be a bad thing if people who are not
specifically
> interested in Ada and would not attend an Ada
specific panel
> were attracted to your panel by it's new name? Get
them there with
> talk of the SPR's and then convince them that Ada
will win if the
> reviews are fair.
>
Yes, this sort of "subversive tactic" has some merit.
BUt this
misses Hal's main point - now that Ada is no longer
_required_
by DoD, but is now optional, have the Powers that Be at
STC
decided that Ada no longer merits the slightest
attention?

Mike Feldman

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Mike,

Alas! So it would seem.  (At least there appears to be
some reluctance to use the "A" word   8~)