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Section: 25.3.4 [iterator.concepts] Status: CD1 Submitter: Nathan Myers Opened: 2003-06-03 Last modified: 2016-01-28
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Clause 25.3.4 [iterator.concepts], paragraph 5, says that the only expression that is defined for a singular iterator is "an assignment of a non-singular value to an iterator that holds a singular value". This means that destroying a singular iterator (e.g. letting an automatic variable go out of scope) is technically undefined behavior. This seems overly strict, and probably unintentional.
Change the sentence in question to "... the only exceptions are destroying an iterator that holds a singular value, or the assignment of a non-singular value to an iterator that holds a singular value."