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WHERE can I get the `ANSI C89 specification' related?

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hi all,
I'm searching the `ANSI C89 specification' and the related. Since I
tried with `ansi c89 standard' and `ansi c89 specificatioin' in google,
there was none useful links return.
anybody here could do me a fever to show me a link or send me a copy?

Thanks and best regards,
alsor

May 23 '06 #1
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al********@gmail.com wrote:
hi all,
I'm searching the `ANSI C89 specification' and the related. Since I
tried with `ansi c89 standard' and `ansi c89 specificatioin' in google,
there was none useful links return.
anybody here could do me a fever to show me a link or send me a copy?


I think this link is going to be useful:

http://clc-wiki.net/wiki/The_C_Standard

May 23 '06 #2

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al********@gmail.com wrote:
hi all,
I'm searching the `ANSI C89 specification' and the related. Since I
tried with `ansi c89 standard' and `ansi c89 specificatioin' in google,
there was none useful links return.
anybody here could do me a fever to show me a link or send me a copy?


Dan Pop used to have a copy of the draft on his website. A search of
the archives with Google Groups should find it for you. But, you don't
need to do that. This newsgroup has, in addition to its FAQ
<http://c-faq.com/> has an associated wiki <http://clc-wiki.net/>.
There you will find links to where you can but C89 (and C90), as well
one to Dan Pop's draft <http://danpop.home.cern.ch/danpop/ansi.c>. Are
you sure your want the ANSI 1989 version instead of the renumbered ISO
1990 version?

I hope that someday the C89 and C90 standards will become irrelevant,
replaced by C99 and successors.
Many copies of drafts of these later standards (for those not willing to
pay the extremely low price for the PDF copy from the standards bodies
themselves) are available. For example,
<http://www.pwilson.net/standards.html> has copies of N869 and N843, and
there are numerous copies of N1124, as well.
May 23 '06 #3

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oh, thanks :) "Are you sure your want the ANSI 1989 version instead of
the renumbered ISO
1990 version? " But the links show that ANSI C89 and ISO C89/90 are
mostly the same except "the section numbering of the Standard " :) IS
THAT TRUE?

May 26 '06 #4

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jjf

al********@gmail.com wrote:
oh, thanks :) "Are you sure your want the ANSI 1989 version instead of
the renumbered ISO
1990 version? " But the links show that ANSI C89 and ISO C89/90 are
mostly the same except "the section numbering of the Standard " :) IS
THAT TRUE?


The Standards are more or less identical apart from section numbers.
However, there's a Rationale document attached to C89 which is not
reproduced in the ISO docs. This is mostly of historical interest these
days, but explains how the Standard came to say what it does where that
is different from some previous C implementations.

May 26 '06 #5

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"al********@gmail.com" <al********@gmail.com> writes:
oh, thanks :) "Are you sure your want the ANSI 1989 version instead of
the renumbered ISO
1990 version? " But the links show that ANSI C89 and ISO C89/90 are
mostly the same except "the section numbering of the Standard " :) IS
THAT TRUE?


Please learn to quote properly.

Read <http://cfaj.freeshell.org/google/> and the groups.google.com
information on <http://www.clc-wiki.net/wiki/Introduction_to_comp.lang.c>.

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May 26 '06 #6

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