as-gps contains a basic support library for accessing the inexpensive ($20) Aisin-Seiki GPS Module previously available at mavin.com. The package also includes several simple console utilities for dumping satellite status, location, and time and for synchronizing the system clock.
AsciiArtWidget creates and handles a widget with bindings appropriate for easy creation of ascii art. Basically it is a text widget filled with spaces and newlines, and character inserts replace a space, and backspace/delete replace characters with spaces so that the right hand side of the image is always in the right spot. Includes a mouse drag painting binding, and block sleection/delete, as well as a data loading and squaring system.
asmutils is a set of miscellaneous utilities written in assembly language, targeted on embedded systems and small distributions (e.g. installation or rescue disks). It also contains a small libc and a crypto library. It is optimized for size, memory usage, and speed, and offers fairly good functionality. The project supports Linux and the BSD family. Unixware, Solaris, and AtheOS support is in beta stage. This package also aims to provide a portable development framework, and to encourage assembly programmers to write for Linux/Unix.
The AST package includes KornShell, nmake, and Unix programming libraries such as vmalloc and sfio. The software was created over more than 15 years in the Advanced Software Technology dept. of AT&T Labs Research (formerly in Bell Labs, Murray Hill). It is aimed at supporting the creation and maintenance of scalable, efficient software under Unix. The AST environment was also ported to Windows NT in Dave Korn's UWIN system.