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Section: 99 [defns.obj.state] Status: C++17 Submitter: Great Britain Opened: 2017-02-03 Last modified: 2020-09-06
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Discussion:Addresses GB 30
The definition of 'object state' applies only to class types, implying that fundamental types and arrays do not have this property.
Proposed change: Replacing "an object state" with "a value of an object" in 3.66 [defns.valid] and dropping the definition of "object state" in 99 [defns.obj.state].
[2017-02-26, Scott Schurr provides wording]
Accepted as Immediate to resolve NB comment.
This wording is relative to N4640.
Modify 99 [defns.obj.state] as indicated:
17.3.16 [defns.obj.state] object state the current value of all non-static class members of an object (9.2) [Note: The state of an object can be obtained by using one or more observer functions. — end note]
Modify 3.66 [defns.valid] as indicated:
17.3.25 [defns.valid]valid but unspecified state
an object statethat is not specified except that the object's invariants are met and operations on the object behave as specified for its type