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2.5 Character Literals

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[A character_literal is formed by enclosing a graphic character between two apostrophe characters.]

Syntax

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character_literal ::= 'graphic_character'
NOTES
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4  A character_literal is an enumeration literal of a character type. See 3.5.2.

Examples

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Examples of character literals: 
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{AI95-00433-01} 'A'     '*'     '''     ' '
'L'     'Л'     'Λ'    -- Various els.
'∞'     'א'            -- Big numbers - infinity and aleph.

Wording Changes from Ada 83

5.a/3
{AI05-0299-1} The definitions of the values of literals are in Clauses 3 and 4, rather than here, since it requires knowledge of types. 

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