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Section: 27.7 [iostream.format] Status: NAD Submitter: Marc Steinbach Opened: 2009-06-20 Last modified: 2017-02-03
Priority: Not Prioritized
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The header <iomanip> synopsis in 27.7 [iostream.format] specifies
T5 setprecision(int n); T6 setw(int n);
The argument types should be streamsize, as in class ios_base (see 27.5.3 [ios.base]):
streamsize precision() const; streamsize precision(streamsize prec); streamsize width() const; streamsize width(streamsize wide);
(Editorial: 'wide' should probably be renamed as 'width', or maybe just 'w'.)
[ 2009-07-29 Daniel clarified wording. ]
[ 2009 Santa Cruz: ]
No concensus for this change. There was some interest in doing the opposite fix: Change the streamsize in <ios> to int. But ultimately there was no concensus for that change either.
In 27.7 [iostream.format], header <iomanip> synopsis change as indicated:
intn); T6 setw( intn);
In 27.7.6 [std.manip], just before p. 6 change as indicated:
In 27.7.6 [std.manip], just before p. 7 change as indicated: