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º LANGUAGE-10 Augusta 1.1a, subset of the DOD's new ADA programming language.º
º AUGUSTA .BAS 25462 Original Augusta compiler by Edward Mitchell. º
º ATERP .COM 23462 Compiled Turbo Pascal Aterp. º
º AUGUSTA .COM 34617 Compiled Turbo Pascal Augusta. º
º DISGUSTA.COM 15951 Compiled Turbo Pascal Disgusta. º
º ATERP .PAS 35145 Interpreter for compiled programs. º
º AUGUSTA .PAS 43224 Augusta translated into Turbo Pascal. º
º DISGUSTA.PAS 9109 Augusta de-compiler. º
º KEYWORDS.TXT 1664 Data file containing Augusta keywords. º
º README .TXT 4725 Documentation. º
º DEMO .AUG 2560 Sample program implements binary number guessing game. º
º SIEVE .AUG 768 Sample Sieve of Erastosthenes benchmark program. º

³ Hardware: No special requirements. ³
³ Software: Dos 2.0 or later. ³
³ To start: Enter "AUGUSTA", then respond to the prompts. ³
³ To end: Ends automatically upon completion. ³
³ For help: Read README.TXT. ³
³ Author: Edward Mitchell, pascal translation by Jim Castleberry. ³
³ AUGUSTA is a subset of the US Department of Defense computer language ³
³ ADA. ADA has been touted as the language of the future. More development ³
³ has been put into the design of ADA than of any other new programming ³
³ language ever! Augusta is a downsized version of ADA, devised by Edward ³
³ Mitchell and published in Dr. Dobb's Journal. Jim Castleberry has taken ³
³ the Augusta Basic source code and translated it into structured Pascal. ³
³ The source is provided along with the compiled interpreter so that you can ³
³ add your own extensions. ³
³ Augusta will compile the source program into "pseudo-code" which is ³
³ then executed by the interpreter ATERP. To run a program, first compile it ³
³ using Augusta, then execute it by entering "ATERP" followed by the name of ³
³ the ADA pseudo-code created by Augusta. Additionally, a pseudo-code ³
³ dissassembler is provided, which translates the compiled programs into ³
³ something more readable, similar to assembly language. ³
³ Two sample programs are provided with Augusta. SIEVE.AUG is the ³
³ popular Eratosthenes Sieve benchmark, while DEMO.AUG is a simple number ³
³ guessing game. ³
³ Those wishing further information on the ADA language and Augusta ³
³ specifically are directed to articles in four issues of Dr. Dobb's ³
³ Journal, totaling over fifty pages. They explain the operation of the ³
³ compiler, the language syntax, and the details of the system. Dr. Dobb's ³
³ issues 75, 77, 79, and 81, running every other month from January to July ³
³ of 1983. There is a 160 page book about Augusta mentioned in the article ³
³ available from Laboratory Microsystems Inc., 4147 Beethoven Street, Los ³
³ Angeles, CA, 90066. ³

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