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Section: 31.6.3 [streambuf] Status: TC1 Submitter: Judy Ward Opened: 1998-12-15 Last modified: 2016-01-28
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Section 27.5.2 describes the streambuf classes this way:
The class streambuf is a specialization of the template class basic_streambuf specialized for the type char.
The class wstreambuf is a specialization of the template class basic_streambuf specialized for the type wchar_t.
This implies that these classes must be template specializations, not typedefs.
It doesn't seem this was intended, since Section 27.5 has them declared as typedefs.
Remove 31.6.3 [streambuf] paragraphs 2 and 3 (the above two sentences).
The streambuf synopsis already has a declaration for the typedefs and that is sufficient.