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474. confusing Footnote 297

Section: [ostream.inserters.character] Status: CD1 Submitter: Martin Sebor Opened: 2004-07-01 Last modified: 2017-02-03

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I think Footnote 297 is confused. The paragraph it applies to seems quite clear in that widen() is only called if the object is not a char stream (i.e., not basic_ostream<char>), so it's irrelevant what the value of widen(c) is otherwise.

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I propose to strike the Footnote.