Qualifying elements (icons and bracket separators)

This document uses marked bracket separators to delineate large blocks of text and icons to delineate small segments of text as follows:

Table 2. Qualifying elements
Bracket separator text Icon Meaning
C only
C only
The text describes a feature that is supported in the C language only; or describes behavior that is specific to the C language.
C++ only
C++ only
The text describes a feature that is supported in the C++ language only; or describes behavior that is specific to the C++ language.
IBM extension
IBM extension
The text describes a feature that is an IBM XL C/C++ compiler extension to the standard language specifications.