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2001. non-directive is underspecified

Section: Clause 15  [cpp]     Status: CD4     Submitter: Richard Smith     Date: 2014-09-10

[Adopted at the February, 2016 meeting.]

The Standard needs to describe non-directives more fully, e.g., whether they are ill-formed, conditionally-supported, etc. Since they are, in fact, directives, a different name might also be in order.

Proposed resolution (October, 2015):

  1. Change Clause 15 [cpp] paragraph 1 as follows:

  2. Change Clause 15 [cpp] paragraph 2 as follows:

  3. A text line shall not begin with a # preprocessing token. A non-directive conditionally-supported-directive shall not begin with any of the directive names appearing in the syntax. A conditionally-supported-directive is conditionally supported with implementation-defined semantics.