To Members and Friends of DC SIGAda, This is a reminder
of the DC SIGAda group's next meeting.
Date/Time: Thursday, 14 October 1999, 7:30 pm, social and refreshments
at 7:00 pm.
DC SIGAda will feature a presentation titled
"An Overview of the Ada Semantic Interface Specification
Note: You MUST bring a picture ID to get inside the facility.
Address: Lockhead Martin Corporation
9211 Corporate Boulevard.
Rockville, Maryland 20874
Presentation: A high level overview of ASIS.
ASIS is a set of Ada packages, the spec of which is open and
published by Ada compiler vendors that supplies an interface
to the semantics of Ada programs.
Formally speaking, ASIS is an interface between an Ada
environment as defined by ISO/IEC 8652:1995 (Ada Reference
Manual) and any tool requiring information from this
Since it is a published interface and is supported by multiple
Ada vendors, the interface is independent (as is possible)
the compiler implementation.
The ease of making ASIS-based tools enables code
developers of Ada applications with a powerful capability to
develop their own tools to support their own specific analysis
Presenter: Joseph R. Wisniewski, Commercial Software Solutions, Ltd.
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Directions: From all points: Get to I-270 W from the I-495 Beltway,
Take I-270 W to Shady Grove Exit.
Turn left at light, turn right on Corporate Dr (at light),
turn right at end of access road (can only turn left or
Go to end of driveway.
The building for the meeting is on the right, opposite the
open courtyard area. It is building #9211, as marked.
Parking lots are on the left and right.
Enter main lobby. All must check in with guard at desk, and
present a picture ID.
Also, to obtain a map of the location, visit Mapquest
<www.mapquest.com>, select Driving Directions and enter the
destination address as: "9211 Corporate Drive Rockville, Md".
Please visit the DC SIGAda Web site at:
Please provide suggestions on the Web site and its
contents. Comments will be heeded as intelligently as they are
sincerely offered! Provide feedback via the DC SIGAda Web
Business: Social and light refreshments at 7:00 pm, a donation kitty
will be provided. The meeting begins at 7:30 pm.
Special! The SIGAda 99 Conference, sponsored by the
annually, is announced for Redondo Beach, CA, October 17
21, 1999. The Conference theme this year is The Engineering of
Industrial Strength Real-Time and Distributed Systems,
Using Ada and
Related Technologies. Many tutorials, exhibits, and
planned. Make plans to attend! See the SIGAda'99 URL at:
Please note, at present, a consolidation effort is
made between various DC SIGAda mailing list sources. Please
that some e-mailings may occur more than once.
Topics for talks are welcome. Please make
topics. Some suggested topics: SIGAda 99 Conference
Ada In 2000,
Ada and CORBA
Ada and the WWW.
Many thanks to all earlier participants, contributors,
speakers, advisors, and friends, who are involved in
produce and attend the meetings.
Please forward this message to people who might be
in attending. We welcome all new members as our attendance and
At present, DC SIGAda is in the process of
DC Maillists. If you have a preferred e-mail address, to
send it either:
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Jeff Castellow, Vice Chair (Acting Chair), DC SIGAda.