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2023-01-15


572. Standard conversions for non-built-in types

Section: 7.3  [conv]     Status: C++11     Submitter: Jens Maurer     Date: 6 April 2006

[Voted into the WP at the March, 2011 meeting.]

7.3 [conv] paragraph 1 says,

Standard conversions are implicit conversions defined for built-in types.

However, enumeration types (which take part in the integral promotions) and class types (which take part in the lvalue-to-rvalue conversion) are not “built-in” types, so the definition of “standard conversions” is wrong.

Proposed resolution (October, 2006):

Change 7.3 [conv] paragraph 1 as follows:

Standard conversions are implicit conversions defined for built-in types with built-in meaning...