Ada 9X

Ada 9X

(language)
The working title for Ada 95 before its adoption as an ISO standard.
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The section concludes with a trio of articles that detail the Ada 9x project currently underway to enhance and revise the language's standard for future applications.
Thomson Software Products' highly optimized Ada development environments cover a broad range of Ada tools on multiple host/ target platforms, including ObjectAda, one of the first commercially available Ada compilers based on the Ada 9X standard.
Indeed, a project known as Ada 9X is currently under way to revise the language and obtain an approved standard.
Three contributions in this section focus on Ada 9X from different vantage points.
A compiler to be included in the Free Software Foundation distribution is under development at New York University with Ada 9X Project funding; release is planned for 1993.
In June 1992, New York University announced it had contracted with the Ada 9X Project Office to develop a full Ada 9X compilation system to be made available at no cost, with source code, as part of the Free Software Foundation software distribution known as GNU C Compiler (GCC).
In this article, we will discuss various forms of object orientation and how they apply to Ada, and see how the new features of Ada 9X will impact the design of Ada programs.
The revised language is currently designated "Ada 9X" and is being developed through the collaborative efforts of a number of Ada 9X Project Teams under the leadership of Christine Anderson at Kirtland Air Force Base.
The Ada 9X Project Plan was published in December 1988.
In this article, we will explore some of these constraints and their impact on the Ada 9X revision process.
We will also spotlight a special section on Ada with a series of articles that present a high-level overview of Ada language features, along with new information on the Ada 9X standard.