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611. Zero-initializing references

Section: 9.4  [dcl.init]     Status: CD2     Submitter: Alisdair Meredith     Date: 29 December 2006

According to 9.4 [dcl.init] paragraph 5,

To zero-initialize an object of type T means:

However, a reference is not an object, so this makes no sense.

Proposed resolution (March, 2010):

This issue is resolved by the resolution of issue 633 in document N2993.