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On 14 March 2011 11:23, Axel Kittenberger <> wrote:
>> You could try just reading the standards; speculation here is worse
>> than futile, as it only encourages foolishness.
> I don't have access to the standard. Yes, you can read the drafts.

There is no substantial difference between the available draft and the
final standard of which I'm aware. (I have a copy of the draft which I
refer to.) In any case, I'd quite happily replace "read the standards"
above with "read the draft standards"; as far as being correctly
informed goes it's as much better than speculation as makes no

There's also a good FAQ (from comp.lang.c).

> because somtimes standards leave some
> things intentional open.

Right, so read them to find out.