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This International Standard contains thirteen
sections, fourteen annexes, and an index.
of the Ada language consists of:
following Specialized Needs Annexes
define features that are needed
by certain application areas:
core language and the Specialized Needs Annexes are normative, except
that the material in each of the items listed below is informative:
- Text under a NOTES or Examples heading.
- Each clause or subclause whose title
starts with the word ``Example'' or ``Examples''.
All implementations shall conform to the core
language. In addition, an implementation may conform separately to one
or more Specialized Needs Annexes.
following Annexes are informative:
Each section is divided into clauses and subclauses
that have a common structure. Each section, clause, and subclause first
introduces its subject. After the introductory text, text is labeled
with the following headings:
Name Resolution Rules
rules that are used in name resolution, including overload resolution.
that are enforced at compile time.
construct is legal
if it obeys all of the Legality Rules.
of the compile-time effect of each construct.
that are enforced before running a partition.
partition is legal if its compilation units are legal and it obeys all
of the Post-Compilation Rules.
definition of the run-time effect of each construct.
Bounded (Run-Time) Errors
that result in bounded (run-time) errors (see 1.1.5
that result in erroneous execution (see 1.1.5
Additional requirements for
for conforming implementations.
Metrics that are specified
for the time/space properties of the execution of certain language constructs.
Additional permissions given
to the implementer.
advice given to the implementer. The word ``should'' is used to indicate
that the advice is a recommendation, not a requirement. It is implementation
defined whether or not a given recommendation is obeyed.
emphasize consequences of the rules described in the (sub)clause or elsewhere.
This material is informative.
Examples illustrate the possible forms of the
constructs described. This material is informative.
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