Purposes ======== a) Make it easier for newcomers to Ada to get started. b) Make it easier to find and install Open Source libraries and applications written in Ada. c) Document how (and how well) Open Source libraries and applications written in Ada build and run on various platforms and with various compilers. d) Advertise the existence of other Ada compilers than GNAT. e) Survive, grow, and encompass all published Open Source Ada source texts.