Ada 83 Rationale, LRM, & Guides
Note: The Ada 83 standard has been superceded by Ada 95 and Ada 2005.
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The Ada83 Standard: Language Reference Manual & Rationale
- Ada 83 Language Reference Manual (LRM)
The 83 standards document specifying the form and meaning of programs written in Ada in order to promote the portability of Ada programs to a variety of data processing systems.Mac, .zip
- Ada 83 Rationale
Explains the motivation for the language design, and justifies and defends Ada’s position against the other competitive languages and the Ironman (later Steelman) requirements. .zip
Ada 83 Guidelines: Style-Guide
Ada 83 Comments, & Issues
Transitioning to Ada 95