ISO/IEC 9899:2018 Preview

Information technology -- Programming languages -- C

1 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.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2018-06
  • Edition : 4
    Number of pages : 520
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 22
    Programming languages, their environments and system software interfaces
  • 35.060
    Languages used in information technology

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