2.1 New data types

2.1.3 Type specifier abbreviations

Table 2.2 shows the abbreviations allowed by the additions to the character and string hierarchy. The type specifiers on the left are abbreviations for the type specifiers on the right.

Type specifier abbreviations
AbbreviationType Specifier
(base-string size)(array base-character size)
(simple-base-string size)(simple-array base-character size)
(general-string size)(array character size)
(simple-general-string size)(simple-array character size)

International Character Sets - 9 SEP 1996

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