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1212. result of post-increment/decrement operator

Section: 25.3 [iterator.requirements] Status: Resolved Submitter: Alisdair Meredith Opened: 2009-09-18 Last modified: 2016-01-28

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Forward iterator and bidirectional iterator place different requirements on the result of post-increment/decrement operator. The same form should be used in each case.

Merging row from:

Table 102 -- Forward iterator requirements
Table 103 -- Bidirectional iterator requirements

    r++ : convertible to const X&
    r-- : convertible to const X&
    *r++ : T& if X is mutable, otherwise const T&
    *r-- : convertible to T

[ 2010 Pittsburgh: Moved to NAD EditorialResolved. Rationale added below. ]


Solved by N3066.

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