Table of Contents

 1     Scope          
        1.1     Objective       
        1.2     Application    
        1.3     System specification 
 2     References
 3     Definitions
 4     Abbreviations and acronyms             
 5     Conventions            
        5.1     Specification and Description Language grammars       
        5.2     Basic definitions         
        5.3     Presentation style      
        5.4     Choice of grammar rules and rule names         
 6     Tool compliance     
        6.1     Definitions of valid tools          
        6.2     Conformance
 7     Allocation of features of SDL‑2010 to Recommendations     
        7.1     Basic SDL-2010 – [ITU‑T Z.101]              
        7.2     Comprehensive SDL‑2010 – [ITU‑T Z.102]         
        7.3     Shorthand notation and annotation in SDL‑2010 – [ITU‑T Z.103]             
        7.4     Data and action language in SDL‑2010 – [ITU‑T Z.104] 
        7.5     SDL‑2010 combined with ASN.1 modules – [ITU‑T Z.105]           
        7.6     Common Interchange Format for SDL‑2010 – [ITU‑T Z.106]       
        7.7     Object-oriented data in SDL‑2010 – [ITU‑T Z.107]          
Annex A – Abstract syntax index    
Annex B – BNF syntax index    
Annex C – Compatibility    
Annex D – Data defined in the package Predefined    
        D.1     Rules for "=" (equal), "/=" (not equal), comparison, data signatures and literals              
        D.2     Package Predefined overview
Annex E – Reserved for examples    
Annex F – Formal definition    
Appendix I – Status of ITU-T Z.100, related documents and Recommendations    
Appendix II – Guidelines for the maintenance of SDL‑2010    
       II.1     Maintenance of SDL‑2010        
Appendix III – Evolution of the Specification and Description Language    
      III.1     Versions of the Specification and Description Language              
      III.2     Differences between SDL-88 and SDL-92            
      III.3     Differences between SDL-92 and SDL‑2000       
      III.4     Differences between SDL‑2000 and SDL‑2010