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- ANSI Standard X3.159-1989
(New York NY: American National Standards Institute, 1989).
The original C Standard, developed by
the ANSI-authorized committee X3J11. The Rationale that accompanies
the C Standard explains many of the decisions that went into it, if
you can get your hands on a copy.
- ISO/IEC Standard 9899:1990
(Geneva: International Standards Organization, 1990).
The official C Standard around the world. Aside
from formatting details and section numbering, the ISO C Standard
is identical to the ANSI C Standard.
- ISO/IEC Amendment 1 to Standard 9899:1990
(Geneva: International Standards Organization, 1995).
The first (and only) amendment to the C Standard.
It provides substantial support for manipulating large character sets.
- P.J. Plauger, The Standard C Library (Englewood Cliffs
NJ: Prentice Hall, 1992). Contains a complete implementation of the
Standard C library, as well as text from the library portion of the
C Standard and guidance in using the Standard C library.
- * P.J. Plauger and Jim Brodie, Standard C: A Programmer's
Reference (Redmond WA: Microsoft Press, 1989).
The first complete but succinct reference to the entire C Standard.
It covers both the language and the library.
- * P.J. Plauger and Jim Brodie, ANSI and ISO Standard C:
Programmer's Reference (Redmond WA: Microsoft Press, 1992).
An update to the above book.
- * P.J. Plauger and Jim Brodie, Standard C (Englewood Cliffs NJ:
PTR Prentice Hall, 1996). An update to the above two books and
the principal source book for this material. It includes a
complete description of Amendment 1.
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