Final copies of standards are usually sold to provide money to
develop and improves standards. Drafts of Standards
have been made available on the web as part of the public comment
process. There are also working papers, newsgroups, and
interpreteations on the World Wide Web.
ANSI/ISO Draft Standards
ANSI Working Papers
ISO/IEC Working Papers
ISO/IEC Draft Standard
Standard Template Library
Much interesting discussion and news appears in the Usenet
It has a set of Frequently Asked Questions
(FAQ) about the
standardization of C++.
Comp.std.c++ is moderated.
To submit articles: try just posting with
your news-reader. If that fails, use
Send comments about the group to
I archive some news items in an
STL: The Standard Template Library
See Silicon Graphics STL Page
( Thanks to stephan beal for correcting this
ANSI/ISO C++ Draft Standards
C++ ISO drafts can be found via the ANSI web site:
(Thanks to email@example.com (Vince Ryan) who updated this link)
Pointers to the newest draft set of working papers can be found
(if released!) at
The January 1996 version exists but can only be viewed by
members of the relevant committees.
I have a local copy
of the HTML version.
A translation of the syntax in this draft into
Here are some more pointers to
ISO/IEC JTC1/SC22 Committee Draft Working Papers
(if still on the World Wide Web).
may found by following these pointers:
Mike Stump's Home Page,
Mike Stump wrote:
Disclaimer: Bear in mind, these have not yet been adopted by x3j16,
nor WG21, and as such, there is no obligated relationship between this
document and any future ANSI document.
We will be reviewing them and voting on them soon enough, and it is
normal for us to find a few typos that need correcting.
If you find any, or want to discuss the paper, please do so in
The April 95 working papers are (or were) here:
CSci, CSUSB(here) ,
the Netherland, and
For Windows users
Berrie Bloem(firstname.lastname@example.org) has made a WinHelp version of the April 95 Standard available.
The previous set of Working papers for September 1995 have been down loaded to CSUSB from
Mike Stump's Home Page.
I try to maintain a hypertext summary of the
from the latest draft C++ standard.
The C-style syntax for
are available at this site.
I also have a syntax summary for the 1990 Annotated Reference Manual on this server.
I got a lot of info from the comp.lang.c++.std
Usenet newsgroup, and in particular: John Max Skaller <email@example.com> and Mike Stump <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Remaining errors on this page are my
Disclaimer. I didn't create the data that this page is linked to and do not endorse it. CSUSB and the CS Dept have no responsibility for it either.