ANSI and ISO C++ (Hans Aberg)
20 Dec 2001 09:30:46 -0500

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From: (Hans Aberg)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Followup-To: comp.std.c++
Date: 20 Dec 2001 09:30:46 -0500
Organization: Mathematics
References: 01-12-070 01-12-085
Keywords: C++, standards
Posted-Date: 20 Dec 2001 09:30:46 EST

(Was: Can't compile flex/yacc generated code with ANSI C++ Compiler")

(My guess that this is strictly speaking a topic for comp.std.c++, but in
case readers of this group have missed it, I indicate it here.)

In article 01-12-085, Martin von Loewis
<> wrote:
>As an aside, I'd hope that people get used to call the language ISO
>C++, instead of calling it ANSI C++ (which is strictly speaking true
>as well, but then I should call it DIN C++).

Strictly speaking there are two standards, the ISO+IEC+14882-1998 and the
ANSI ISO+IEC+14882-1998. In fact both can bought from, and the
former costs about $250, and the latter $18. So they definitely are
different standards:

In fact, the documents are identical, except that the ANSI C++ standard
has an additional stamp, saying that it has been adopted by the ANSI,
which on the same time lowers the cost of it more than $200.

So I always use ANSI C++, because I felt that the ISO C++ standard was too
expensive. :-)

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