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--- test for a 7-bit US-ASCII character
int isascii(int c);
function shall test whether
is a 7-bit US-ASCII character code.
function is defined on all integer values.
function shall return non-zero if
is a 7-bit US-ASCII character code between 0 and octal 0177 inclusive;
otherwise, it shall return 0.
No errors are defined.
The following sections are informative.
function cannot be used portably in a localized application.
function may be removed in a future version.
The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1-2017,
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