Andy writes

I was cleaning out an old cabinet and I found this! A 1983 Ada reference manual from the United States Department of Defense.

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  1. I still have several Ada95 books on my shelf from college… It’s an interesting language.

  2. It is also named after our leader “Ladyada”… 🙂

  3. One uni course I had did 3d programming with Ada95 using openGL and some wrapper libraries. I now write boring business software.

  4. What is also interesting is that there were French translation of this reference manual when Ada 83 became an ISO standard, I think the procedure at that time was to have translations of standards in some official language there. I think there were also a russian one

    I have one copy, if you wish a picture just tell me (sorry, it is really a collector to me),

  5. Oh, so glad you found that! Now we can finally get adabot under control.

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