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Summary of Major Portability Rules

This section contains a brief summary of the major portability rules spelled out in this document, and a reference to the sections where the rules are discussed in more detail. This is not a complete list and must not be used as a substitute for reading this document! For example, rules for calling specific routines are not described, nor are the more minor suggestions and recommendations. This section is intended only as a reminder of the major topics. Rationale for the rules is not described here; see the referenced sections for more details.