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1834. Constant initialization binding a reference to an xvalue

Section:  [basic.start.static]     Status: CD4     Submitter: Richard Smith     Date: 2014-01-13

[Moved to DR at the November, 2014 meeting.]

According to [basic.start.static] paragraph 2,

Constant initialization is performed:

This wording should also permit the reference to be bound to an xvalue, e.g., a subobject of a temporary, and not just to a complete temporary.

Proposed resolution (February, 2014):

Change [basic.start.static] paragraph 2 as follows (note that this resolution incorporates the overlapping change from the resolution of issue 1299)::

...Constant initialization is performed: