670. money_base::pattern and space

Section: 25.4.6.3 [locale.moneypunct] Status: Dup Submitter: Thomas Plum Opened: 2007-04-16 Last modified: 2016-02-10

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Duplicate of: 836

Discussion:

25.4.6.3 [locale.moneypunct], para 2 says:

The value space indicates that at least one space is required at that position.

The following objection has been raised:

Whitespace is optional when matching space. (See 25.4.6.1.2 [locale.money.get.virtuals], para 2.)

[Plum ref _22263Y22]

[ Kona (2007): Bill to provide proposed wording. We agree that C++03 is ambiguous, and that we want C++0X to say "space" means 0 or more whitespace characters on input. ]

Proposed resolution: