CHARTER OF THE REUSE WORKING GROUP
OF THE SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP ON ADA (SIGADA)
The Reuse Working Group (ReuseWG) of SIGAda is organized to provide a forum
for the exchange of information regarding the technical, legal, managerial,
cultural and education aspects of software reuse and to actively promote
software reuse within the Ada community.
OBJECTIVES (12-18 months):
The near-term objectives of the ReuseWG are to collect, produce and disseminate
information regarding reuse through the following products and activities:
a. List server
b. Catalogues and bibliographies
c. Workshops and their related products
d. Reports and white papers
e. Handbooks and guidelines
f. Education and training materials, success stories, and speakers for
The ReuseWG will serve as a focal point for reuse information and promotion
within SIGAda and the Ada community. The ReuseWG will reach out to the
Department of Defense technical issues working groups to provide any assistance
desired. The ReuseWG will reach out to provide assistance to educational
institutions with the implementation of reuse training programs.
The officers of the ReuseWG shall consist of Chairperson and Vice Chairperson/Secretary.
The officers shall be elected by the members present at the ReuseWG meeting
at TRI-Ada in every odd numbered year and serve (subject to the approval
of the President of SIGAda) until the election of their successor. Chairpersons
for committees and working subgroups shall be appointed by the ReuseWG Chairperson.
Membership is open to all who are interested in software reuse.
Meetings: Full working Group meetings shall be held at the Summer SIGAda
Meeting and the TRI-Ada Conference each year. Other meetings may be scheduled
for subgroups or the full working group as needed to accomplish the goals
and objectives of the ReuseWG.
Workshops: The ReuseWG should have at least one workshop each year to address
focused topics or support the work of the subgroups. The proceedings shall
be reported to the ReuseWG and, where appropriate, products of the workshop
shall be distributed more widely in order to promote a better understanding
and greater use of software reuse.
Documents: All documents released by the ReuseWG shall be available for
review by the group and aproved by the ReuseWG Chair prior to publication.
Funding will be secured from SIGAda for the Workshops, Meeting Support,
and Document Publication as required to support the activities of the ReuseWG.
Officers Elected (1995-96):
Chairman - Dr. Harry Joiner, System Resources Corporation
Vice Chairman/Secretary - Roy Bell, Magnavox Electronic System Company