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      In This Report:                     October 1996

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Table of Contents


Section 1.0 Introduction
1.1 Background
1.2 Purpose of this document
1.3 Report Organization
1.4 Definitions
1.5 Table of Available Ada Binding Products

Section 2.0 Standards and Specifications
2.1 Ada Semantic Interface Specification (ASIS) Guest Editor: Steve Blake, Alsys, Inc.
2.2 Generic Package of Elementary Functions (GPEF) Guest Editor: Gilbert Myers, NCCOSC RDT&E Division (NRaD)
2.3 Generic Package of Primitive Functions (GPPF) Guest Editor: Gilbert Myers, NCCOSC RDT&E Division (NRaD)
2.4 Graphical Kernel System (GKS)
2.5 Information Resources Dictionary System (IRDS) Guest Editors: Wm. Currie Colket, Space and Naval Warfare SystemsCommand;
Clyde Roby, Institute for Defenses Analysis
2.6 Portable Operating System Interface for Computer Environments(POSIX) Guest Editor: David Emery, The MITRE Corporation
2.7 Programmer's Hierarchical Interactive Graphic System (PHIGS)
2.8 SQL Database Language Guest Editor: James W. Moore
2.9 X Window System Guest Editor: Christopher M. Byrnes

Section 3.0 Other Specifications and Standards
Ada Decimal Arithmetic and Representatives (ADAR)
Adobe Fonts Metrics
Customer Information Control System (CICS)
General Purpose Interface Bus (GPIB)
Microsoft Windows
Ada/Operating System Interface (Ada/OSI)
Portable Common Tools Enviornment (PCTE)
Secure File Transfer Program (SFTP)
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Universal Ada Test Language (UATL)

Section 4.0 Resources Available from the AdaIC and Other Internet Hosts

Section 5.0 Products Available from Vendors

APPENDIX A: Some Other Standards of Interest
(Standards for which Ada binding products have not been identified)

APPENDIX B: Repository/Software-reuse Library Information
Ada Information Clearinghouse (AdaIC)
Asset Source for Software Engineering Technology (SAIC/ASSET)
Defense Software Repository System (DSRS)
Electronic Library Services and Applications (ELSA) [formerlyAdaNet]
Public Ada Library (formerly the Ada Software Repository)
Reuse Information Clearinghouse (ReuseIC)


This report is the third in a series of Available Ada Bindings-reports the Ada Information Clearinghouse (AdaIC) has produced since 1990.

The AdaIC wishes to recognize the contributions of the guest editors to this report series; especially James Moore who was the principal author of the Introductory section of this report and the section about SQL.

The goal of this report is to provide an authoritative reference that:

describes the status of the major standards and binding savailable to Ada programmers;
provides a listing of relevant reusable resources; and
lists vendors supporting commercial implementations.

Note: All brands and product names are the trademarks of their respective holders.

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