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1362. Complete type required for implicit conversion to T&

Section: 6.3  [basic.def.odr]     Status: CD3     Submitter: Richard Smith     Date: 2011-08-16

[Voted into the WP at the February, 2012 meeting; moved to DR at the October, 2012 meeting.]

The requirement in 6.3 [basic.def.odr] paragraph 4 that a type T must be complete if an expression is implicitly converted to a pointer to T or reference to T inadvertently applies to user-defined conversions, although it was intended only to refer to built-in conversions.

Proposed resolution (August, 2011):

Change the indicated bullet of 6.3 [basic.def.odr] paragraph 4 as follows: