ISO/ IEC C - Project status and milestones

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Defect Reports

ISO/IEC JTC1/SC22/WG14 is in the process of processing a number of Defect Reports on ISO/IEC 9899, which has produced a Record of Responses (RRs)

ISO/IEC 9899 - Revision of the C standard

WG14 completed the revision of the C standard with ISO/IEC 9899:2011, dubbed C11. A late draft of C11 as of 2011-04-02 is N1570.

WG14 earlier completed a revision of the C standard ISO/IEC 9899 in 1999, published 1999-12-01. The standard is called ISO C99, or more formally ISO/IEC 9899:1999.

A list of new features in C99 is available. A further description of the C99 revision is given in the revision charter. The final state of the work can be found in the WG14 status of C9X contributions.

N897: A draft rationale for the C99 standard is available.

TR 18037: Embedded C

WG14 is working on a TR on Embedded C. The latest draft, approved for publication, is in document N1169.

TR 19769: New character types in C

WG14 is working on a TR on new character types, including support for UTF-16. The title is: TR 19769 - Extensions for the programming language C to support new character data types. The latest draft, approved for publication, is in document N1040.

TR 24731-1: Extensions to the C Library Part I: Bounds-checking interfaces

WG14 is working on a TR on safer C library functions. This TR is oriented towards modifying existing programs, often by adding an extra parameter with the buffer length. The latest draft is in document N1225. A rationale is in document N1173. This is to become a Technical Report type 2.

TR 24731-2: Extensions to the C Library - Part II: Dynamic allocation functions

WG14 is working on a TR on safer C library functions. This TR is oriented towards new programs using dynamic allocation instead of an extra parameter for the buffer length. The latest draft is in document N1337. This is to become a Technical Report type 2.

TR 24732: Decimal floating point

WG14 is working on a TR on decimal floating point. The latest draft is in document N1312. A rationale is in document N1242. This is to become a Technical Report type 2.

TR 24747: Mathematical special functions

WG14 is working on a TR on mathematical special functions. This is to become a Technical Report type 2.

SC22/WG14 Milestones



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