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Section: 188.8.131.52 [contents] Status: Open Submitter: Tim Song Opened: 2016-11-11 Last modified: 2019-07-22
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Whenever a name x defined in the standard library is mentioned, the name x is assumed to be fully qualified as ::std::x, unless explicitly described otherwise. For example, if the Effects section for library function F is described as calling library function G, the function ::std::G is meant.
With the introduction of nested namespaces inside std, this rule needs tweaking. For instance, time_point_cast's Returns clause says "time_point<Clock, ToDuration>(duration_cast<ToDuration>(t.time_since_epoch()))"; that reference to duration_cast obviously means ::std::chrono::duration_cast, not ::std::duration_cast, which doesn't exist.
[Issues Telecon 16-Dec-2016]
Priority 2; Jonathan to provide wording
[2019 Cologne Wednesday night]
Geoffrey suggested editing 184.108.40.206 [contents]/2 to mention the case when we're defining things in a sub-namespace.
Jonathan to word this.