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Section: 18.104.22.168.3 [istream.extractors] Status: Dup Submitter: Dietmar Kühl Opened: 1999-07-20 Last modified: 2017-05-31
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Duplicate of: 60
It appears to be somewhat nonsensical to consider the functions defined in the paragraphs 1 to 5 to be "Formatted input function" but since these functions are defined in a section labeled "Formatted input functions" it is unclear to me whether these operators are considered formatted input functions which have to conform to the "common requirements" from 22.214.171.124.1 [istream.formatted.reqmts]: If this is the case, all manipulators, not just ws, would skip whitespace unless noskipws is set (... but setting noskipws using the manipulator syntax would also skip whitespace :-)
See also issue 166 for the same problem in formatted output