"...with its lucid, systematic, and well-structured description of Ada written by its inventors, is especially useful to those interested in learning about the what and why of Ada." Choice
"...invaluable and irreplaceable for scholars and historians of the language." J. Moore, Computing Reviews
This book presents the rationale behind the design and development of the programming language Ada. The materials incorporating corrections to its original printing by the Ada Joint Program Office (AJPO), will be essential reading for all those currently using the language as well as those considering its adoption.