The Ada Conformity Assessment Authority is responsible for the management
of Ada Conformity Assessments (previously known as "validations").
This page provides several resources to find out more about the ACAA.
Contact the ACAA to get specific questions answered about this site
or about the ACAA.
This article gives an overview of the ISO standard for conformity assessment
and Ada conformity assessment. Highly recommended if you are interested in the
Ada conformity assessment process and procedures. This article originally appeared
in IEEE Software.
This article gives a readable overview of the conformity assessment
process and the changes from the previous AJPO sponsered process. Recommended if
you are interested in the Ada conformity assessment process. This article originally
appeared in Ada Letters.
Offering a full range of conformity assessment services for Ada, including
conformity assessment testing and extended derivation preparation.
Contact Jean-Pierre Rosen
for more information.
Search a list of certified (validated) Ada compilers by vendor, compiler name,
host, or target.
Browse all test reports for conformity assessments performed for ACATS 2.1 and later.
Individual test reports for conformity assessments can be found via the CPL (see above).
Test reports document the conformity assessment of Ada processors, in conformance
with the Ada Conformity Assessment Procedures in effect at the time of the assessment.
This document contains the current operating procedures of the ACAA.
It is detailed and in intended primarily for readers already familar with
Ada conformity assessment. This document is the "ACAP" mentioned
in the ISO Conformity Assessment standard (ISO/IEC 18009:1999).
The document is available in various formats. We recommend the PDF version
for most purposes.
Superceded ACAA Operating
and Ada Compiler Validation
can be found here
These include previous versions of the ACAA operating procedures and the procedures
in effect before the creation of the ACAA on October 1, 1998.
The ACAA mailing list contains announcements from the ACAA (such as
new tests) and discussion about Ada Conformity Testing. While primarily
intended for Ada compiler implementors, it is open to the general public.
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