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Volume XIX Number 1 March 1999

Table of Contents

Message from the Chair - Ben Brosgol..............................................1

Newsletter Info

Editorial Policy...............................................................................................................................................................................5

Key Contacts..................................................................................................................................................................................6

SIGAda Working Groups................................................................................................................................................................7

Local SIGAda Chapter....................................................................................................................................................................9

Ada Around the World.................................................................................................................................................................11

Meeting

SIGAda 99...................................................................................................................................................................................13

Reliable Software Technologies ¾ Ada-Europe 99.........................................................................................................................15

International Journal of Computer Systems: Science & Engineering Call for Papers.........................................................................16

The 21st International Conference on Software Engineering............................................................................................................18

1998 SIGAda Awards Winners and 1999 Nominations - Hal Hart.............................19

Resusable Software Components - Trudy Levine........................................................22

SIGAda 98 Workshop: How do We Expedite the Commercial Use of Ada - Robert C. Leif........28

Working Group Reports

ASIS Has Been Approved as ISO Standard.....................................................................................................................................40

ASIS Where Do We Go From Here?............................................................................................................................................42

Articles

Ada Validation := Ada Conformity Assesment¾ Phil Brashear......................................................................................................48

Ada 95 Conformity Assessment¾ Randall Brukardt, Steven Deller, Joyce L. Tokar........................................................................52

A Real-Tme Path Guidance Cue¾ John R. Newport......................................................................................................................59

Using ASIS for Data Base Insulation¾ Pace Drury........................................................................................................................64

A Fully Reusable Class of Objects for Synchronization and Communication in Ada 95¾ Patrick de Bondeli....................................66

Ada Developers Cooperative License (Draft) Version 0.3 - Robert C. Leif..............97

Dear Ada - David Botton..................................................................................................108