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Re: Should basic_*stream::is_open() be const?


On Fri, 2004-08-13 at 04:02, Matt Austern wrote:
> On Aug 12, 2004, at 5:24 PM, Andreas Kohn wrote:
> [basic_stream::is_open() isn't const as expected]
> >
> > I do know that there is a C++ Standard, but I don't have it for
> > reference, so I am not perfectly sure if this is a "bug" in libstdc++,
> > the Microsoft STL implementation, or perhaps an omission from the
> > standard.
> 
> The latter.  
> http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/lwg-defects.html#365
> 
> 			--Matt

Thank you.
So, if I read this correctly, "Note that implementers can make this
change in a binary compatible way by providing both overloads; this
would be a conforming extension." overloads could be added to libstdc++
without violating the standard?

Is anything like that planned?

Regards,
Andreas

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