This is a list of articles that appeared in the Softwaretechnik-Trends (SWTT), which I translated into English.
This is essentially an Ada83 specific problem, but since the old standard is still heavily in use and also some basic coding styles are discussed (that are valuable for Ada95 as well), I deem this problem worth publishing.
A case of unexpected ambiguity
Representation clauses und two's complement
Too much hidden?
Ode to Lady Ada on her 20th/185th anniversary, first published in SWTT 18.4 (November 1998) in German on account of her 18th anniversary.
The date of first standardization and the standard's number are no coincidence.
|10 Dec 1815|| * Augusta Ada Byron; married Mrs. King, Countess of Lovelace
She often signed her letters Augusta Ada Lovelace or AAL
|27 Nov 1852||in London (she was lucky, she had never ever seen languages like C++ ;-)|
|10 Dec 1980||MIL-STD-1815|
|17 Feb 1983||ANSI/MIL-STD-1815A - Ada83|
|17 Mar 1987||ISO 8652|
|15 Feb 1995||ISO/IEC 8652 - Ada95|