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Section: 18.104.22.168 [iostate.flags] Status: Dup Submitter: Seungbeom Kim Opened: 2006-03-10 Last modified: 2016-02-10
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Duplicate of: 272
Section: 22.214.171.124 [lib.iostate.flags]
Paragraph 4 says:
void clear(iostate state = goodbit);
Postcondition: If rdbuf()!=0 then state == rdstate(); otherwise rdstate()==state|ios_base::badbit.
The postcondition "rdstate()==state|ios_base::badbit" is parsed as "(rdstate()==state)|ios_base::badbit", which is probably what the committee meant.