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A.3 Character Handling

{AI95-00285-01} {AI05-0243-1} {AI05-0299-1} This subclause presents the packages related to character processing: an empty declared pure package Characters and child packages Characters.Handling and Characters.Latin_1. The package Characters.Handling provides classification and conversion functions for Character data, and some simple functions for dealing with Wide_Character and Wide_Wide_Character data. The child package Characters.Latin_1 declares a set of constants initialized to values of type Character. 

Extensions to Ada 83

{AI05-0299-1} This subclause is new to Ada 95. 

Wording Changes from Ada 95

{AI95-00285-01} Included Wide_Wide_Character in this description; the individual changes are documented as extensions as needed. 

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