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308. Table 82 mentions unrelated headers

Section: 27 [input.output] Status: CD1 Submitter: Martin Sebor Opened: 2001-03-15 Last modified: 2016-02-10

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Discussion:

Table 82 in section 27 mentions the header <cstdlib> for String streams (27.8 [string.streams]) and the headers <cstdio> and <cwchar> for File streams (27.9 [file.streams]). It's not clear why these headers are mentioned in this context since they do not define any of the library entities described by the subclauses. According to 15.5.1.1 [contents], only such headers are to be listed in the summary.

Proposed resolution:

Remove <cstdlib> and <cwchar> from Table 82.

[Copenhagen: changed the proposed resolution slightly. The original proposed resolution also said to remove <cstdio> from Table 82. However, <cstdio> is mentioned several times within section 27.9 [file.streams], including 27.12 [c.files].]