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Title:
The C standard : incorporating Technical Corrigendum 1 : BS ISO/IEC 9899/1999.
Publication Information:
Chichester, West Sussex, England : John Wiley, [2003]
Physical Description:
xii, Aviii, 538 pages ; 26 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780470845738
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Book

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Summary

Summary

The definitive reference for any C programmer or for programmers needing to work with C programs.

Every book written about C refers frequently to the international standard that defines the language, this will be a must-have companion volume for everyone who is serious about programming in this language.

The complete, current C standard (ISO/IEC 9899-1999) as approved by international standards bodies (BSI and ANSI) The ONLY available bound version of the standard Includes the C rationale which provides a valuable insight into why certain decisions were made during the creation of the language An introductory chapter explains what the standards process is and how the reader can participate in the standards process


Table of Contents

Foreword by Dennis Ritchie
Introduction by Francis Glassborow
Section A The C Rationale
0 Introduction
1 Scope
2 Normative References
3 Terms and Definitions
4 Conformance
5 Environment
6 Language
7 Library
8 Annexes
Annex D Universal character names for identifiers (normative).
Annex F IEC 60559 floating-point arithmetic (normative).
Annex G IEC 60559-compatible complex arithmetic (informative).
Annex H Language independent arithmetic (informative).
MSE. Multibyte Support Extensions Rationale
References
Index
Section B The C Standard
Foreword
Introduction
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms, definitions, and symbols
4 Conformance
5 Environment
6 Language
7 Library
Annex A (informative) Language syntax summary
Annex B (informative) Library summary
Annex C (informative) Sequence points
Annex D (normative) Universal character names for identifiers
Annex E (informative) Implementation limits
Annex F (normative) IEC 60559 floating-point arithmetics
Annex G (informative) IEC 60559-compatible complex arithmetic
Annex H (informative) Language independent arithmetic
Annex I (informative) Common warnings
Annex J (informative) Portability issues
Bibliography
Index