ISO/IEC 9899:2018 

Information technology - Programming languages - C


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ISO/IEC 9899:2018 This document specifies the form and establishes the interpretation of programs written in the C programming language.
1) It specifies
- the representation of C programs;
- the syntax and constraints of the C language;
- the semantic rules for interpreting C programs;
- the representation of input data to be processed by C programs;
- the representation of output data produced by C programs;
- the restrictions and limits imposed by a conforming implementation of C.
2 This document does not specify
- the mechanism by which C programs are transformed for use by a data-processing system;
- the mechanism by which C programs are invoked for use by a data-processing system;
- the mechanism by which input data are transformed for use by a C program;
- the mechanism by which output data are transformed after being produced by a C program;
- the size or complexity of a program and its data that will exceed the capacity of any specific data-processing system or the capacity of a particular processor;
- all minimal requirements of a data-processing system that is capable of supporting a conforming implementation.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2018-07-05
Available language(s)English
TC/SCISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 22 - Programming languages, their environments and system software interfacesrss
ICS35.060 - Languages used in information technology
File size5013 KB

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