[6.13] Where can I get a copy of the ANSI/ISO C++ standard?
Be prepared to spend some money — the document is not free. There are lots
of ways to get it; here are a few of them in random order:
- Go to the ANSI Web-store, then
search for "14882" (or, for the C-standard, search for "9899").
- Go to Tech-Street, then search
for 14882 (or, for the C-standard, search for "9899").
- Go to any bookstore and search for "0470846747" or "The C++ Standard,
Incorporating Technical Corrigendum No. 1." For example,
- Call NCITS (National Committee for Information Technology Standards; this
is the new name of the organization that used to be called "X3"; it's
pronounced like "insights"). The contact person is Monica Vega, 202-626-5739
or 202-626-5738. Ask for document FDC 14882.
Here are a couple of related documents. They are free, but are not the
- The committee-draft #2 is free, but it's non-authorative, out-of-date, and
- The ISO committee's press release is
press release is readable by non-programmers.