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"Rationale for the Design of the
Ada® Programming Language"

Jean D. Ichbiah
John G.P. Barnes
Robert J. Firth
Mike Woodger

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High-Level Table of Contents

About This Document
Detailed Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction and Preface
Chapter 2: Lexical and Textual Structure
Chapter 3: Classical Programming
Chapter 4: Types
Chapter 5: Numeric Types
Chapter 6: Access Types
Chapter 7: Derived Types
Chapter 8: Subprograms
Chapter 9: Packages
Chapter 10: Separate Compilation and Libraries
Chapter 11: General Program Structure - Visibility and Overloading
Chapter 12: Generic Units
Chapter 13: Tasking
Chapter 14: Exception Handling
Chapter 15: Representation Clauses and Machine Dependences
Chapter 16: Input-Output

Bibliography
Index

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