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[Voted into the WP at the March, 2011 meeting as part of paper N3262.]
It seems unfortunate that the beginning of a C-style for loop can look like
whereas the beginning of a range-based for loop looks like
So that we don't know what constraints we are trying to apply to the specifiers until we see, or don't see, a :. The inconsistency between decl-specifier-seq and type-specifier-seq seems gratuitous and inconvenient.
Proposed resolution (November, 2010) [SUPERSEDED]:
Change the grammar 8.6 [stmt.iter] paragraph 1 as follows:
Add the following as a new paragraph at the end of 8.6.5 [stmt.ranged]: